PBS


UK Authorities Charge Suspected LulzSec Member for DDoS Attacks

A 19 year-old UK man was charged on Wednesday for the role he played in attacks on the UK’s Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA) as well as UK’s British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), according to a statement released by the Metropolitan Police Service’s Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU).

Barr Unbowed: Former HBGary Federal CEO says We Need to Learn from LulzSec

This is the first in a two-part interview with Aaron Barr, the former CEO of HBGary FederalEach of us has made mistakes in our lives – woeful errors that we’ve been forced to learn from at great personal cost. Blessedly, those painful experiences are typically private affairs. Tears are spilled. Mea culpas are issued to those we’ve wronged, then we, the folks we hurt and the storm clouds move on.

Hack Of PBS.org: 0Day Or Patch Forensics?

A high-profile attack on PBS, the U.S. Public Broadcasting System, was made possible by a previously unknown hole in the MoveableType content management software, according to the hacking group that claimed responsibility for the hack.


The Wikileaks scandal has dominated headlines for the better part of two years, with revelations about the leak of classified military documents, diplomatic cables and more. Now PBS’s award-winning investigative news show, Frontline, is taking a crack at Julian Assange, Bradley Manning and the rest.

Some sections of the popular PBS.org Web site have been hijacked by hackers serving up a cocktail of dangerous exploits.
According to researchers at Purewire, attempts to access certain PBS Web site pages yielded JavaScript that serves exploits from a malicious domain via an iframe.

Subscribe to our newsletter, Threatpost Today!

Get the latest breaking news delivered daily to your inbox.