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New Hacker Crews Spawned By Anonymous, LulzSec

New Hacker Crews Spawned By Anonymous, LulzSec

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 …

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Do You Support The Anonymous Hactivists?

Do You Support The Anonymous Hactivists?

Tejaswi Agarwal CoolAge – College life on the go. Do you support the Anonymous hactivists? Well, for those of you who don’t know about anonymous, ‘Anonymous‘ is a loosely associated hacktivist group that originated in 2003 on the image board 4chan, representing the concept of many online and offline community …

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Anonymous Releases Twitter Identities of Suspected Pedophiles

Anonymous Releases Twitter Identities of Suspected Pedophiles

Matt Liebowitz MSNBC – Security News   Anonymous hacktivists are in the midst of a campaign to name and shame suspected pedophiles who allegedly use Twitter to prey on and harass underage children. Named #TwitterPedoRing, the operation began yesterday (June 4), and has already seen data dumps of hundreds of …

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Pirate Bay Suffers DDoS Attack from Anonymous Hater

Mary-ann Russon Network World A hacker who claims to hate both Anonymous and notorious BitTorrent website The Pirate Bay (TPB) has claimed responsibility for the DDoS attack that TPB has been suffering under for the last 24 hours. The Pirate Bay suffers DDoS attack The user, who goes by the Twitter handle @AnonNyre, has been …

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10 Hacking Incidents That Made History

10 Hacking Incidents That Made History

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 …

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

Hackers bring down website of 'Britain's FBI' with cyber attack

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 …

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