Amy Winehouse's website attacked by "SwagSec" hackers

Gerald Lynch Internet, Tech Digest news 7 Comments

Amy Winehouse has become the latest high-profile target for hackers. A collective known as Swagger Security or "SwagSec" (and not to be confused with LulZSec, who recently disbanded) gained control of long enough to deface the stars page. Though…

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Hacker who stole Lady Gaga tracks, XXX Ke$ha pics, jailed

Gerald Lynch Computer Security, Digital Music, Tech Digest news 4 Comments

A hacker known by the alias "DJ Stolen" has been given an 18 month sentence in a juvenile detention centre after admitting to stealing songs from Lady Gaga, Leona Lewis and Justin Timberlake among others. The 18-year old German teenager…

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