Did the Hack of Sony Have Anything to Do with North Korea?

What if the hack of Sony was retaliation by ex-employees? Bob Allen has pointed out that many have doubted the Administration’s story about North Korea as the responsible party. Did the President and the FBI pull another Gruber on us, in relation to North Korea and the hacking of Sony? The evidence seems to point in that direction, say computer security experts. Looks more like Russians, than North Koreans. But it may not even be the Russians. It may not be any foreign party. Thus, Read more […]

Whistleblower Illegally Hacked! Nothing To Hide?

From the New York Post: The personal e-mail account of a State Department whis­tle­­blower was hacked, and four years worth of messages — some detailing alleged wrongdoing at the agency — were deleted, The Post has learned. The computer attack targeted the Gmail account of Diplomatic Security Service criminal investigator Richard Higbie, his lawyer, Cary Schulman, confirmed. “They took all of his e-mails and then they deleted them all,” said Schulman. He said that he could not prove Read more […]

Hackers Guilty Of Imitating NSA and FBI: Hacked Government

I don’t care much for Anonymous or other hackers. But I’m not weeping for the sake of the FBI’s computer security either. (Reuters) – Activist hackers linked to the collective known as Anonymous have secretly accessed U.S. government computers in multiple agencies and stolen sensitive information in a campaign that began almost a year ago, the FBI warned this week. The hackers exploited a flaw in Adobe Systems Inc’s software to launch a rash of electronic break-ins that began last December, Read more […]