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Pastebin Makes Plans To Censor Hacker Pastes

Pastebin Makes Plans To Censor Hacker Pastes

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 …

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Cyber Warriors Strike al-Qaeda Online

The new battlefront: Cyber warriors strike al-Qaeda online

Paul Koring The Globe and Mail   Cyber-warrior attacks have created havoc with al-Qaeda’s internet presence – taking out at least five major jihadi websites nearly two weeks ago – although the radical Islamic group has managed to get one of its main web forums back online. “The enemies of …

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TH3J35T3R: Don’t Dox The Man, Dox The Actions

TH3J35T3R: Don’t Dox The Man, Dox The Actions….

    Krypt3ia   Preamble: Over the last few years, Jester has been out there making waves and headlines. I have been watching all of this with a jaundiced eye and think that its once again time I sit down and put my thoughts on paper, so to speak, about …

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Curiosity Pwned the Cat

th3 j35t3r   ‘Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret’.  – Ralph Waldo Emerson At the beginning of this week just hours before the news of Hector Monsegur’s arrest broke, many of you will have noticed that my twitter profile pic changed from the usual ‘Jester Mask’ to a QR-Code. The timing of this subtle …

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Firefox Addon Allows Clueless to Hack Facebook

Darlene Storm ComputerWorld    Even if you were drunk and surfing at a Wi-Fi hotspot, you probably wouldn’t stand up and shout your username and password for anyone who might want it. But an attacker does not need to find out your username and password. If you thought that capturing …

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Adult Site Hacked, Credit Card Info Exposed

Adult Site Hacked, Credit Card Info Exposed

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 …

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Anonymous Targeting Power Grid?

Rosa Prince The Telegraph   The Anonymous hacking group may soon have the ability to launch an attack on global power networks, a US official has warned. The claim was immediately rejected by the loosely-linked group of hackers, who accused the National Security Agency of “fear-mongering” after its director, General Keith …

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Anonymous Hacks Combined Systems

Anonymous Hacks Combined Systems

VirtualThreat VirtualThreat.com   In a bold move the hacker activist group called Anonymous has rooted, defaced, and ultimately removed Combined Systems servers from the internet.  This pounding came on the same date as a well-known uprising in Bahrain.  Founded in 1981, Combined Systems, Inc. (CSI), is a U.S.-based firm that …

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Anonymous Plagues Authorities

Michael Hatamoto DailyTech   Hacker groups connected with Anonymous systematically pick off high-profile targets The collective hacker group Anonymous has continued its online assault against high profile targets ranging from companies to state and federal governments. In their most recent attacks, Anonymous bumped the CIA’s website offline for a short …

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