Contentious Internet traffic rules facing a vote next week are likely to be adopted without radically veering from a proposal unveiled earlier in the month, telecommunications policy analysts said on Wednesday.
The U.S. Air Force has blocked access for computers on its network to The New York Times, the Guardian, and at least 23 other websites carrying WikiLeaks documents, a spokesman said on Tuesday.
Sen. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md has introduced a bill that would require the government and the private sector to require minimum cybsersecurity standards for devices that connect to the Internet.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is at the center of change. Born in 1984, the same year the Macintosh computer was launched, he is both a product of his generation and an architect of it.
Paul Butler, an intern with the Facebook data infrastructure engineering team, has created a gorgeous map of the world that illustrates the human connections on Facebook and the distances those relationships span.
Unleashing Weapons of Mass Affection on Bill O'Reilly. Oh, yah!
During the civil rights era, the sit-in became a popular and effective form of protest against businesses that denied service to black people. Though legally ambiguous, the harsh reactions of authorities against the peaceful protesters ultimately won
Must watch [ED]! Exclusive rough-cut of first in-depth documentary on WikiLeaks and the people behind it! From summer 2010 until now, Swedish Television has been following the secretive media network WikiLeaks and its enigmatic Editor-in-Chief
He is one of the newest recruits to Operation Payback. In a London bedroom, the 24-year-old computer hacker is preparing his weaponry for this week’s battles in an evolving cyberwar.
Two experts lay out the facts surrounding the controversy.
Las Vegas copyright enforcement company Righthaven LLC on Wednesday filed its second copyright infringement lawsuit over Denver Post material, this time suing a big target: Drudge Report operator Matt Drudge.
The cyberwar begins
Looks like the CIA created a "honeypot" wikileaks mirror at wikileaks.psytek.net, presumably to see who is downloading the leaks—but they screwed up the anonymization. [updated broken link, spoof story]
Sarah Palin: The former vice-presidential candidate and current Tea Party powerhouse said that Assange “is an anti-American operative with blood on his hands”
What governments around the world are suddenly beginning to realize is that a free internet is ultimately incompatible with government secrets, and secrets are essential to any government that wants to remain in power.
Anonymous takes down visa.com in 16 minutes with the Low Orbit Ion Cannon. The new target is PayPal.com
If the National Security State continues this strategy, it’s only a matter of time until the State Department falls to Wikileaks and the helicopters evacuate Hillary Clinton from the roof of the Harry S. Truman Building.
Julian Assange is in custody in the U.K. until at least December 14. But where is he headed and what exactly is he accused of?
Mastercard.com is still the main target. 7 hours of downtime and counting. The amount of participants in the attackers chat room have soared to over 2200 people and there are currently over 1,700 computers in the voluntary botnet.
In an attack referred to as Operation Payback, a group of online activists calling themselves Anonymous appear to have orchestrated a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack on the financial site, bringing its service to a halt.
"Please be advised that MasterCard SecureCode Support has detected a service disruption to the MasterCard Directory Server," MasterCard said. "The Directory Server service has been failed over to a secondary site."
Contacts told American diplomats that hacking attacks against Google were ordered by China's top ruling body and a senior leader demanded action after finding search results that were critical of him, leaked U.S. government memos show. One memo se
A British judge sent Julian Assange to jail Tuesday, denying bail to the WikiLeaks founder after he vowed to fight efforts to be extradited to Sweden in a sex-crimes investigation. Despite Assange’s legal troubles, a WikiLeaks spokesman insisted t
MasterCard is pulling the plug on payments to WikiLeaks, a move that will dry up another source of funds for the embattled document-sharing Web site. "MasterCard is taking action to ensure that WikiLeaks can no longer accept MasterCard-branded produc
The Swiss postal system has pulled the plug on WikiLeaks' bank account in another serious setback for the secret-spilling website that is fighting to stay online. An official with Swiss Post in the Swiss capital of Bern told The Associated Press o
The backlash against WikiLeaks intensifed today after payments site PayPal revealed it had frozen WikiLeaks' account, saying it was being used to "encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to engage in illegal activity". The company, owned
Why Wikileaks and Amazon should be the topic de jure at every boardroom table.
SEI Wealth Network, a division of SEI, a wealth management firm, polled high net worth individuals about their use of social networking sites in general. The results were just short of astounding. A whopping 70 percent of the respondents affirmed the
An American company that had been directing traffic to the WikiLeaks website withdrew its services late Thursday, making the site invisible for several hours. EveryDNS.net, which helps computers locate the sites of its members, said WikiLeaks had bre
If Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is trying to turn himself into a Bond villain, he's succeeded: the ongoing distributed denial of service attack against Wikileaks has forced a move to a fortified data center encased in a cold war-era, nuke-proof b