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The United States Department of Justice released information today that indicates a hack job on the website of the Tribune Company, which might have included part of The Los Angeles Times’ website, may have been the result of a so-called "inside job."
The official Twitter account of fast-food restaurant Burger King was apparently hacked Monday afternoon and altered to make it appear like it belonged to rival McDonalds, whom the person or persons behind the attack claimed had acquired the Florida-based chain best known for the Whopper sandwich.
The U.S. Federal Reserve confirmed on Wednesday that one of its internal computer systems had been breached on Sunday, and that hackers had obtained some confidential data “by exploiting a temporary vulnerability in a website vendor product.”
A new social network called Pencourage is giving people a different way to respond and communicate, allowing its users to say anything they want from underneath the cloak of anonymity.
Cyberattackers, claiming to be affiliated with the online collective Anonymous, hacked into the website of the US Sentencing Commission early Saturday morning, posting a tribute to late Internet activist Aaron Swartz and threatening to declare “war” on the American government in retaliation for his death.
Last month, four hackers belonging to the Anonymous collective were convicted in a London court. Today, two of these hackers have been sentenced to jail.
Yet another group of “Hacktivists” have seen it fit to attack some government organizations and leak personal data in the name of Freedom of Information.
Some Anonymous hackers have once again faced the long arm of the law as a London jury has convicted a 22-year old hacker for attacking the MasterCard, PayPal and Visa websites in 2010.
For the second year in a row, it’s being said that hacking collective Anonymous will be taking down Facebook, home to many Zynga games today, Guy Fawkes Day.
- The governor of a province or people.