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Interpol Arrests 25 Hackers, Anonymous Strikes Back
2012-02-29 13:16:30

The international police organization Interpol says that it has arrested 25 individual who it believes are connected to the notorious hacker organization known as Anonymous. The suspects range from 17- to 40-years old, said the agency, and were arrested mostly in Latin American countries. According to the Associated Press, the international hacker-hunt is part of an initiative known as “Operation Unmask” which was launched earlier this month is response to attacks on several...

CIA Website Among Anonymous Hacking Targets Friday
2012-02-11 07:08:54

Hackers affiliated with Anonymous are claiming responsibility for cyberattacks that forced the CIA public website offline Friday, as well as exposing personal information obtained from Alabama court records, various media outlets reported early Saturday morning. According to the Associated Press (AP), the attack left cia.gov inaccessible for nine hours. Erin Smith of the Boston Herald initially reported that it was "unclear" whether or not Anonymous was responsible. "A Twitter post...

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,...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.