Tags website defacement

Israeli newspaper Jerusalem Post is hacked, website defaced to include threats

by AJ Vicens

The attack is just the latest in a string of apparent influence operations targeting civilians in Israel and Iran.

Case involving 'AlfabetoVirtual' website defacements ends in guilty plea

by Zaid Shoorbajee

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

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

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

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

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