Raphael Gray, the self-proclaimed "Saint of e-commerce" admitted breaking into retail web sites A computer student who sparked an international investigation after he hacked into high-profile websites has been sentenced to psychiatric care. Raphael Gray, 19, from west Wales, caused mayhem by accessing the details of 23,000 internet shoppers in five countries and posting some of them onto websites.
A hacking attack on a security specialist proves no one is immune. IT security assessment firm Co-Logic says US hacker group PoisonBOx defaced its website on the weekend of June 15.
The Malaysian Government thinks that the proactive measures it is taking to face new security risks to its information systems will win the war against hackers. These include
equipping its information security team with relevant expertise and beefing up the entire information system to ensure that they are secured from the threats of computer abuse.
Computer security consultant and confessed cyber intruder Max Butler will serve out his 18-month prison term at the privately-run Taft Correctional Institution in central California, sources say.
Butler, known as 'Max Vision' to friends and associates, plead guilty last September to launching an automated intrusion program that cracked hundreds of military and defense contractor computers over a few days in 1998. Butler was sentenced in federal court in San Jose, Calif. in May, and he surrendered to the custody of U.S. Marshals last week.
Shaft, Cyungle, R3dsh4d0w, Sojournist and the_W0lf are the team that make up the NetFlood.net crew. They represent the new wave of security professionals that have banded together to share knowledge and their mutual interest in security. Each have had years of computer experience as network admin, engineers, programmers, and/or security consultants. Most, if not all, worked together at a now defunct info-sec company.