The Dutch hacker Darkc0ke was able to hack into the database of Dutch radio station 3FM and steal 22,000 e-mail addresses using a SQL injection attack. He threatened to publish the addresses unless the station played Rick Astley
Albert Gonzalez, who was charged with using SQL injection attacks to steal credit card information, will be sentenced to at least 17 years in prison. Attacks on merchant credit card processing services resulted in losses in the millions
Two months after their Web site was hacked, the organizers of Barack Obama's presidential campaign are looking for a network security expert to help lock down their Web site. "Obama for America is looking for a network security expert who wants to play a key role in a historic political campaign," reads the ad, posted to the Barackobama.com Web site.n
University researchers in Amsterdam have discovered a way to plant a virus on radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, potentially infecting enterprise back-end software systems and spreading from one RFID tag to another.