Tag: lulzsec

Hackers May Be Able To Manipulate Election Results

Hackers May Be Able To Manipulate Election Results

| October 19, 2012 | Reply

Ericka Chickowski DarkReading   Hackers May Be Able To Manipulate Election Results.  As the rest of the nation’s citizens sit on on pins and needles about who will win the presidential election — Barack Obama or Mitt Romney — information security pros are even more anxious in their wait to see whether this is the […]

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New Hacker Crews Spawned By Anonymous, LulzSec

New Hacker Crews Spawned By Anonymous, LulzSec

| June 15, 2012 | Reply

Elinor Mills CNET   With names like “LulzSec Reborn,” “MalSec,” and “SpexSec,” new hacking crews are cropping up in the wake of LulzSec arrests and Anonymous dissatisfaction. It’s been three months since the arrest of a handful of people accused of conducting denial-of-service and other attacks on police and corporate networks as part of the notorious […]

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LulzSec Reborn Leaks 10,000 Twitter Accounts

LulzSec Reborn Leaks 10,000 Twitter Accounts

| June 13, 2012 | 2 Replies

  Kevin Parrish Tom’s Guide   Use TweetGif? LulzSec Reborn leak may have your number. PC Magazine reports that LulzSec Reborn has leaked around 10,000 Twitter usernames and passwords of members who use TweetGif, an animated Gif-sharing application. Currently the motivation behind the leak is unknown at this point, as the group’s Pastebin announcement merely points to a destination […]

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10 Hacking Incidents That Made History

10 Hacking Incidents That Made History

| May 18, 2012 | 1 Reply

Joan Goodchild PC Advisor – UK   Hacking has been around for decades. Today’s crimes are often financially-motivated fraud. Here are ten hacking incidents that made history In our first Rogues Gallery, we looked at ten infamous social engineers – con men who exploited human weaknesses rather than technical vulnerabilities. But there have been computer and network hacks […]

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Hackers Bring Down ‘Britain’s FBI’ with Cyber Attack

Hackers Bring Down ‘Britain’s FBI’ with Cyber Attack

| May 8, 2012 | 2 Replies

Rick Dewsbury MailOnline   The Serious Organised Crime Agency’s website was temporarily shut down today after a cyber attack. It was the victim of a scam known as distributed denial of service (DDOS) whereby an internet address is flooded with bogus traffic, effectively making it unreachable. The actions can also jam other websites hosted by […]

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CabinCr3w Hacker Identified By Twitter & Hot Bikini Girl

CabinCr3w Hacker Identified By Twitter & Hot Bikini Girl

| April 12, 2012 | Reply

Dan Oakes Brisbane Times   Summary: Photos of an Australian girl in a bikini led to the arrest of CabinCr3w hacker Higinio O. Ochoa III, who allegedly hacked government websites. PICTURES of a scantily clad woman taken in an outer-Melbourne suburb have led to the arrest of a man who allegedly hacked law enforcement and […]

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Pastebin Makes Plans To Censor Hacker Pastes

Pastebin Makes Plans To Censor Hacker Pastes

| April 7, 2012 | 2 Replies

by Sir Cumv3nt [VirtualThreat] Pastebin is seeking additional staffing in order to monitor the site for pastes that contain ‘sensitive information’, similar to those that hackers often post to the site.  Anonymous, the online hactivist group, claims this move screams of censorship. Pastebin.com currently has over 200,000 registered users on the site and gets more than […]

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“LulzSec Reborn” Hacks Military Dating Site

“LulzSec Reborn” Hacks Military Dating Site

| March 29, 2012 | 3 Replies

  RT   The hacking group LulzSec Reborn may have resurfaced after a short lull. The group claims to have attacked a military dating website. In its announcement on the pastebin.com website, the group said it has leaked 170,937 military emails from MilitarySingles.com website. “There are emails such as @us.army.mil ; @carney.navy.mil ; @greatlakes.cnet.navy.mil ; […]

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Anonymous Promises to Take Down the Internet

Anonymous Promises to Take Down the Internet

| March 23, 2012 | 1 Reply

Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com   They’re back. The FBI’s Lulzsec promises hijinks on April Fool’s Day. On Saturday, the supposed hacktivist group infiltrated – and we can presume created – by the U.S. government released a YouTube video promising more mayhem. “Lulzsec will start targeting governments, corporations, agencies, and quite possibly the people watching this video. We are […]

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Adult Site Hacked, Credit Card Info Exposed

Adult Site Hacked, Credit Card Info Exposed

| March 9, 2012 | Reply

Paul Roberts ThreatPost.com   The adult Web site DigitalPlayground.com was hackeed. A group calling itself TheConsortium has claimed credit for the attack, saying it stole credit card information on 40,000 paying customers and even listened in on a company conference call. The compromise occurred on March 4, according to a message attributed to TheConsortium and […]

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