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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,...

2011-11-21 08:00:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Jennifer Lahl and The Center for Bioethics and Culture, producers of the award-winning Eggsploitation (2010), Anonymous Father's Day presents the untold stories of children of sperm donors. Featuring the heart-rending reflections of now adult children fathered anonymously, these donor-conceived children share the pain, longing and uncertainties created by the secrecy of their conceptions. Each has a real, biological father...

2011-11-17 07:25:00

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new movie "Anonymous" claims that Shakespeare was a fraud. He was. But not because of the arguments in this film released by Sony Pictures. The plot is based on the centuries-old conspiracy theory that the actor Shakespeare was not the playwright Shakespeare. "Anonymous" has, however, ordained a controversy the likes of which moviedom hasn't seen in decades. Consequently, one week before the movie's release, the number of...

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...

2011-10-31 07:55:00

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- England is aghast. Newspapers are aflame with blazing headlines. And Shakespeare's statue in Stratford has been covered. All because a new movie has claimed Shakespeare was a fraud. "Anonymous," the new film released Friday by Sony Pictures and directed by Roland Emmerich (director of disaster movies like "2012" and "Independence Day") has ordained a controversy the likes of which moviedom hasn't seen in decades. The argument is based...

Anonymous Takes Down Child Pornography Sites
2011-10-24 11:34:39

The hacker group Anonymous busted a collection of child pornography Web sites and published the names of those who have participated in its illegal activities. The hacking group used a brute force attack to infiltrate a server called Freedom Hosting, which housed about 40 child porn sites. The biggest site, Lolita City, contained over 100 gigabytes worth of content. Anonymous said before taking down the sites that it issued a warning to Freedom Hosting to remove the illegal content....

Four More Arrested With Ties To Notorious Hacker Groups
2011-09-02 13:35:50

  Four more people, allegedly involved with the hacker groups Anonymous and LulzSec, have been arrested by the UK police. The arrests are part of a wider operation involving U.K. law enforcement and the FBI.  Authorities around the world have been rounding up suspects following a wave of attacks by both groups on major corporations and government institutions. Amazon, PayPal, the CIA, U.S. Senate and the U.K.'s Serious Organized Crime Agency have suffered either...