Tags website defacement

Case involving 'AlfabetoVirtual' website defacements ends in guilty plea

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 years ago

Billy Anderson allegedly hacked into and defaced thousands of websites, including ones run by the NYC Comptroller and West Point.

DHS holds election security exercise with states to prep for midterms

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

With less than three months until the midterm elections, federal agencies worked with 44 states on all types of attack scenarios.

Why did Maria Butina want info on a phished civil rights group?

by Ryan Duffy • 2 years ago

The Russian national took a keen interest in a D.C.-based organization's cybersecurity vulnerabilities soon after the group was hit by phishing attempts last year.

Hacktivists expected to move on from vandalizing websites to more dangerous hacks, report states

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 years ago

Website defacement is increasingly becoming a staple in the toolkit of activists looking to bring attention to their causes online, according to a report from cybersecurity company Trend Micro.

Pro-ISIS script kiddies hit Ohio state websites

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

Several state government websites were defaced over the weekend in a rash of hacking activity claimed by Algeria-based pro-ISIS hacktivists.

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