Hacker launches volunteer program for security professionals
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Hacker launches volunteer program for security professionals

Renowned hacker Johnny Long drums up support for his Hackers for Charity nonprofit and announces a new InfoSec without Borders program at DefCon.    LAS VEGAS--Johnny Long used to be known for Google hacking--finding vulnerable servers on the Internet using specific search terms. Now he's helping humanitarian groups, street kids, and police in Uganda learn how to use computers and keep malicious hackers out of their systems, as well as matching other information security professionals to charities that need help.

AntiSec hackers post stolen police data as revenge for arrests
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AntiSec hackers post stolen police data as revenge for arrests

AntiSec released data on U.S. law enforcement officers in retaliation for arrests related to hacking attacks. LAS VEGAS--In retaliation for arrests, the AntiSec hackers say they've released their "largest cache yet" of data stolen from law enforcement agencies in the U.S., including personal information, private e-mails, passwords, training files, data from informants, Social Security Numbers, and stolen credit card information from an online sheriff's store.

10-year-old hacker finds zero-day flaw in games
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10-year-old hacker finds zero-day flaw in games

10-year-old hacker CyFi discovered her first zero-day exploit earlier this year, and presented her findings at the first DefCon Kids at DefCon 19. LAS VEGAS--A 10-year-old hacker who goes by the pseudonym CyFi revealed today at DefCon 19 a zero-day exploit in games on iOS and Android devices that independent researchers have confirmed as a new class of vulnerability. The girl from California first discovered the flaw around January 2011 because she "started to get bored" with the pace of farm-style games.