Michael Calce, better known as MafiaBoy, at the HP Power of Print event in Palo Alto, Calif.

Published: June 20th, 2017


Mafiaboy returns in new documentary with HP

If the 2016 US presidential election battle royale between tycoon Donald Trump and DC power player Hillary Clinton taught us anything — other than that American politics is the dirtiest game on the

Published on: March 3rd, 2017 Glenn Weir

Business execs have a cybersecurity blind spot: IBM study

Business leaders are worried about the threat posed by cyber-criminals to their organizations, but not as worried as they are about rogue actors, according to a study conducted by IBM's Institute for Business

Published on: February 17th, 2016 Brian Jackson

My motive wasn’t criminal, says Mafiaboy

Some estimates put the financial damage caused by his online hacking spree at around $1.7 billion.But Mafiaboy reiterates that his overall motive in launching those devastating hacking attacks nine years ago were "definitely

Published on: April 22nd, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Fraud in Canadian firms mostly an “inside job”

Who is the most likely suspect for fraud in Canadian organizations? A typical fraudster is a male between the ages of 30 and 49, employed at the company for three to five years,

Published on: March 31st, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Canadian hacker ‘Mafiaboy’ seeks redemption

The Internet attack took Yahoo engineers by surprise. It came so fast and with such intensity that Yahoo, then the Web's second most-popular destination, was knocked offline for about three hours.That was on

Published on: October 17th, 2008 Robert McMillan