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Swedish Government Site Hit By Hackers
2012-02-06 06:20:02

A Swedish government website has apparently been hit by a group of hackers claiming to be part of the Anonymous hacking network, reports Louise Nordstrom for the Associated Press (AP). The group, calling themselves CyberForce, said on Saturday it had attacked the government site bringing it down for periods of time by overloading it with traffic. “We have succeeded in the attack against the government,” it said in a Twitter post. The group also indicated it could launch more...

Anonymous Posts Phone Call Of FBI And Scotland Yard Online
2012-02-03 12:32:56

The notorious hacker group Anonymous said on Friday that it had intercepted and recorded a sensitive phone call between the FBI and Scotland Yard. The group claims it recorded a 15-minute-long recording of a January 17 conference call devoted to tracking and prosecuting members of both Anonymous, and its spin-off group LulzSec. Anonymous accessed the call by using a dial-in code and password from an email sent by an FBI member. The FBI said in a statement that the phone call "was...

Anonymous To Attempt Facebook Shutdown On Saturday
2012-01-24 05:22:51

A video posted to YouTube on Monday suggests that the hacking collective known as Anonymous is recruiting computer users to assist with an attempt to shut down Facebook on Saturday, January 28. "While it is true that Facebook has at least 60,000 servers, it is still possible to bring it down," an unidentified voice says in the video, according to CNET's Chris Matyszczyk. "An online war has begun between Anonymous, the people, and the government of the United States," the narrator said...

Did You Help Attack The FBI & Justice Department Websites?
2012-01-23 05:24:19

Some unsuspecting computer users may have been unwittingly recruited to help the hacking collective known as Anonymous in their Thursday attacks against U.S. government and entertainment industry websites, security experts have reported. The hackers launched a series of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) on January 19, targeting the websites of the FBI, the Department of Justice, Universal Music, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and the Motion Picture Association of...

Anonymous Retaliation For Megaupload Takedown Continues
2012-01-20 12:58:44

Hacktivists from the group Anonymous are claiming responsibility for taking down the U.S. Department of Justice's website, along with other websites involved in the shutdown of Megaupload. Anonymous said it also brought down the websites of Universal Music Group, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the U.S. Copyright Office and the Utah Chiefs of Police Association The group posted the logo for Megauplaod.com, a top...

Anonymous Plans To Publish Security Firm's Emails
2011-12-28 13:31:01

The hacktivist group known as AntiSec, which includes members from the notorious group Anonymous, has vowed to release 2.7 million confidential emails it stole from U.S. security firm Stratfor. The group said it intends to further embarrass the intelligence company it hacked over Christmas by publishing the communications. AntiSec posted the credit card numbers, passwords, and home addresses of 100,000 of Stratfor's clients on Monday, including Apple, the U.S. Army and Air Force, MSNBC,...

Questions Remain As Anonymous, Zetas Showdown Ends
2011-11-06 05:40:24

Members of the hacker group Anonymous say that they have abandoned plans to expose members of the Mexican drug cartel Los Zetas, various media outlets reported Saturday. However, there are conflicting reports over which side can claim victory in the standoff. Anonymous posted a video Friday claiming that they would publish the names, photographs and addresses of Zetas supporters and accused the drug gang of kidnapping one of the collective's associates in the Mexican state of Veracruz....

Anonymous Exposes Almost 200 Internet Child Pedophiles
2011-11-03 12:46:40

The notorious hacking group Anonymous said on Wednesday that it published the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of nearly 200 visitors to child pornography forums. The hacking group said in a statement that it was exposing the IP addresses as part of a campaign it called "Operation Darknet." Most of the IP addresses of visitors to child port sites exposed by Anonymous were in the U.S., but some were also located in Europe, Latin America and other areas. Anonymous claimed it captured...


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