In 2014, Anonymous hacker Martin Gottesfeld was allegedly involved in the hacking of Boston Children’s Hospital following the suspected mistreatment of one of its patients. Now, the alleged hacker has begun his second week of a hunger strike in prison to protest the assumed prosecution of the late Internet activist Aaron Swartz and the controversial child-custody case involving Justina Pelletier, reports Newsweek.
Two and a half years ago, the hacker collective Anonymous released a video calling for attacks against the hospital. It was alleged that 15-year-old Justina Pelletier was being held against her will by the State of Massachusetts where she was ‘tortured physically and [...]
According to a press release from the US Attorneys Office in the Eastern District of Virginia, a malevolent hacker associated with the Islamic State (also called ISIL or ISIS) has received 20 years in US prison for activities conducted last summer.
A UK court has granted bail to Lauri Love, an alleged British hacker who stands accused of compromising several systems and servers used by US defense, government and private entities and companies.
31-year-old Lauri Love can breathe easy for now after he was granted bail by a UK court despite United States prosecutors’ efforts to see him extradited to stateside.
The sleuths want to question Love for allegedly infiltrating a number of federal and defense agencies including the US Federal Reserve, the US Army, the FBI and the Missile Defense Agency. Even NASA and several healthcare companies’ servers are thought to be compromised by Love, with staff and credit card [...]