A Singapore court on Wednesday denied bail to a man charged with hacking the district website of the Prime Minister, using the symbol of international hacker group Anonymous.
Singaporean James Raj was extradited from Malaysia and charged on November 12 with hacking the Ang Mo Kio district website, whose MPs include Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and posting the image of a Guy Fawkes Mask used by Anonymous.
The man suspected of hacking into Government websites under the moniker “The Messiah” was charged in the Subordinate Courts under the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act today (Nov 12).
The 35-year-old Singaporean was charged with carrying out “unauthorised modifications” to websites here, including adding an image of Guy Fawkes mask and messages signed off as “The Messiah”, using a computer in Kuala Lumpur.
A man who allegedly created malware purporting to catch out cheating lovers has made it on to the FBI's "most wanted" list of cybercriminals.
The FBI says Carlos Enrique Perez-Melara ran a website offering customers a way to "catch a cheating lover" by sending spyware masquerading as a greeting card.
Police in Argentina have detained a hacker that allegedly diverted over $50,000 [£32,337] a month to his bank account and is being branded a “super-hacker” as a result.
The 19-year-old, who hasn't been named, was first detained in Buenos Aires in July as part of “Operation Zombie”, with police raiding five premises in the Argentine capital and Rosario, a city to the North.
Starting last Tuesday, 14 subdomains of NASA went down.
One of them, dedicated to the Kepler mission that searches for habitable exoplanets, had an announcement posted that read, "Down for Maintenance: The requested webpage is down for maintenance. Please try again later."