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“Anonymous” Warns of More Cyber Attacks in China

Posted April 9th, 2012 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The computer hacking group Anonymous, blamed for a spate of cyber-attacks in China in the past week, says it will continue to target government websites to protest Internet censorship and human rights abuses. Anonymous-China claims to have hacked into hundreds of government and commercial Chinese sites so far this month, and last week there were […]

“Anonymous” Warns of More Cyber Attacks in China

Posted April 9th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The computer hacking group Anonymous, blamed for a spate of cyber-attacks in China in the past week, says it will continue to target government websites to protest Internet censorship and human rights abuses. Anonymous-China claims to have hacked into hundreds of government and commercial Chinese sites so far this month, and last week there were […]

Hacker Group Posts Audio of FBI, Scotland Yard Call

Posted February 3rd, 2012 at 7:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The Internet hacking group, Anonymous, has released a confidential recording of law enforcement officials from the United States and Britain discussing operations about how to bring down the group. Anonymous put the roughly 15-minute recording on the Internet Friday. On the recorded conference call, officials from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and Britain’s Scotland […]

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Hacked Security Firm Website Remains Closed

Posted December 27th, 2011 at 2:46 am (UTC-5)
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Security firm Stratfor’s website remains closed Tuesday after it was hacked by a group calling itself Anonymous. The computer hackers said in an online message Sunday they stole thousands of e-mail addresses and credit card information from the on-line security firm to donate $1 million to charity. In the online message, Anonymous said the security […]

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Computer Hackers Donate $1 Million to Charity Using Stolen Credit Card Information

Posted December 25th, 2011 at 8:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A group calling itself Anonymous says it stole thousands of e-mail addresses and credit card information from an on-line security firm to donate $1 million to charity. In a taunting online message issued Sunday, Anonymous said the security firm Stratfor failed to encrypt its clients’ information, making it vulnerable to theft. Stratfor’s clients include the […]

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Hackers Steal Data from US City’s Transit Agency

Posted August 15th, 2011 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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Hackers have published the contact information of thousands of customers of San Francisco’s mass transit system after the transit agency blocked cell phone service in some stations to prevent a protest. The group Anonymous posted the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of about 2,000 people on its own site Sunday after taking the […]

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Taiwan Party Accuses China of Hacking Campaign Information

Posted August 9th, 2011 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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Taiwan’s main opposition party says it has come under sustained attack by Chinese-based computer hackers seeking information about its plans for next year’s presidential elections. Officials of the Democratic Progressive Party said at least 12 attacks over the past four months have been traced to addresses in China or Hong Kong. They said the attacks […]

‘Anonymous’ Claims It Hacked US Law Agencies

Posted August 6th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The group called Anonymous claims that it has hacked into the websites of about 70 U.S. law enforcement agencies in retaliation for the arrests of some of its supporters in the U.S. and Britain. The group said Saturday it had stolen a “massive amount of confidential information” from the computer systems of the agencies, most […]

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South Korean Police Target North Korean ‘Hackers’

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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South Korean police say they have arrested five people suspected of working with North Korean hackers who stole millions of dollars from South Korean online gaming sites. The five suspects were recruited by a South Korean crime organization to work in China alongside more than 30 hackers from North Korea. The hackers broke into the […]

Internet Hacker Group Disbands

Posted June 26th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The digital hacking group known as Lulz Security says it has disbanded. The group gained international prominence for its ability to breach websites of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, Sony Corporation, the U.S. Senate and a prominent British police unit. Lulz Security gave no reason for the decision to end its website hacking activity, which […]

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