The classic definition of a hacker is somebody who uses their ingenuity to tinker and modify things to make them do what they were not designed to do. In other words, someone who gets around hurdles with smart "hacks." With that in mind, it shouldn't be too surprising that Andrew Auernheimer, more famously known by his hacker name, Weev, has found a way to make his voice heard on the Internet, even when he's locked up in prison.
There are plenty of stories about dumb criminals doing dumb things, but we don't get to hear as often about dumb prisons allowing smart criminals to make them look dumb. At HM Prison Isis in London, teen hacker Nicholas Webber enrol... Read Post
Another hacker bites the dust. This morning, Andrew Auernheimer — aka "weev" — got handed a sentence of 41 months in prison, 3 years of supervised release and a $36,500 fine. All for basically exposing a major security hole at AT&T ... Read Post