A hacker has released credit card and other personal data of dozens of Israelis and is threatening to leak more.
A hacker temporarily took over the website of Israel's deputy foreign minister, Danny Ayalon.
The websites of several right-wing extremists in Germany have been attacked by hackers. The international hacker group known as "Anonymous" disabled several neo-Nazi websites in an "Operation Blitzkrieg" on Jan. 1, with a "Happy New Year" wish to their targets, according to the German news agency DAPD.
It is hard to take seriously a conference that provides free pizza and Coca-Cola to participants wearing tags with names like Nothingmuch, Cyphunk and Blacktiger. But for more than 350 computer geeks who came out of the cybershadows to participate in Y2hacK, an international hackers conference in Tel Aviv, this gathering was no laughing matter.