The Biggest Tech Screw-Ups of 2012

What a year for technology, what with all its tiny tablets and overhauled operating systems. But for every Nexus 7 triumph, a Nexus Q disaster reared its gruesome head. Here are the worst screw-ups the tech industry endured in 2012. Advanced warning: They're not for the faint of heart. » 12/31/12 8:21am 12/31/12 8:21am

The Year in Hacking

Hackers embarked on a strange voyage this year, beginning with spectacular, chaotic success, and ending with a whimper. We saw Anonymous nosedive from the most feared hacking force in the world to disorganized bench warmers. The dizzying highs, the stupid lows: here are 2012's greatest hacking hits. » 12/11/12 12:00pm 12/11/12 12:00pm

Is Anonymous Spinning Out of Control?

Yesterday, we learned Anonymous put out their very own hackeriffic OS—a tricked out version of Linux filled with tools for mischief. Oops! It's filled with trojans instead. Get used to more of this. » 3/15/12 10:23am 3/15/12 10:23am

LulzSec Traitor Sabu Was Also a Loud Horrible Neighbor

LulzSec/Anonymous mastermind Hector "Sabu" Monsegur pissed off a lot of people this week after selling out his entire team to the FBI. But there's one more person who hated his guts: the downstairs neighbor who filed a complaint with the city of New York. So just how bad a neighbor was he? Read her email. » 3/08/12 12:48pm 3/08/12 12:48pm

Who Is Sabu? (Updated)

Yesterday, Sabu was a ghost—the spirit of Anonymous, having guided the group through its most powerful and infamous hacks. Now he's Hector Monsegur, a 28-year-old unemployed Puerto Rican father of two from the New York projects—and a snitch. Here's what we know: » 3/06/12 2:13pm 3/06/12 2:13pm

Read the Full LulzSec Indictments Right Here

In what's looking more and more like LulzSec's Waterloo, six top-ranking members of the notorious hacking collective were arrested today. Here, in their entirety, are their full indictments. It's a fed's-eye view of the organization that wreaked unfettered havoc for months last year. » 3/06/12 11:30am 3/06/12 11:30am