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Jaikumar Vijayan is a freelance technology writer specializing in computer security and privacy topics. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packad's marketing website TechBeacon.

Will Anonymous, LulzSec be Slowed by Arrests?

Soon after the FBI made arrests a couple of weeks ago, the groups released a defiant statement vowing to carry on their attacks and daring law enforcement to catch them.

LulzSec, Anonymous Hackers Undeterred

So-called hacktivist groups vow to continue with their hacking campaigns and dare law enforcement to try to stop them.

Sony Insurer Says It's Not Liable for Breach-related Costs

One of Sony's insurers has asked a New York court to absolve it of any responsibility for defending or indemnifying Sony against claims arising from the recent data breaches at the company.

'Anonymous' Arrests Tied to PayPal DDoS Attacks, FBI Says

The FBI said this afternoon that it had arrested a total of fourteen individuals thought to belong to the Anonymous hacking group.

FBI Raids Homes in N.Y., Calif. in Hunt for 'Anonymous' Hackers

The FBI today raided several homes in New York and California as part of an ongoing investigation into recent DDoS attacks.

Hacker Collective Anonymous to Launch Social Networking Site

You're eligible to join Anonymous in its plans to launch what it says will be a new social networking site: Anon+.

Privacy Groups Protest Proposed E-Verify Bill

A proposal to force employers to use the federal E-Verify system to vet new and current workers has stoked widespread privacy concerns.