Kim Zetter

Articles by Kim Zetter

Hackers tackle censorship with new tool

A group of hacker activists known as Hacktivismo is unveiling a new tool designed to help human rights proponents and political dissidents view censored information over the Web without fear of reprisal.

Did the FBI ignore Code Red warning?

The Code Red threat seems to have finally halted its malicious crawl, but the security company that discovered the vulnerability that Code Red exploits says the swift-moving Internet worm might have been immobilized much sooner if not for U.S. federal agencies' caution about publicizing security threats.

Hacker’s arrest prompts protest against Adobe

Hackers angry about the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI's) arrest of Russian programmer Dmitry Sklyarov have spawned a campaign against Adobe Systems Inc., which filed the complaint leading to the arrest in Las Vegas last week after Def Con, an annual conference for hackers.

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