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Official North and South Korean websites were reportedly attacked on Tuesday by unknown hackers on the anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War (1950-1953), which divided the Korean peninsula.
Last week the hacker collective Anonymous began advertising another one of their “campaigns” to attack the US government as a form of protest. Taking to Twitter, the group said they planned to “disrupt activities” at US Naval Base Guantanamo Bay in protest of the way prisoners have reportedly been treated there.
In 2010, Google became one of the first companies to openly admit they had been attacked by Chinese hackers. This admission sparked an ongoing battle between the Chinese government and the American-owned search giant.
Four more LulzSec hackers said to have played a part in the June 2011 attacks against Sony Computer Group have been sentenced to up to 32 months in prison. Each of these young hackers pleaded guilty to a host of charges.
OpUSA was meant to block access to critical websites and even bring a few websites down with DDoS attacks. Yet Tuesday came and went with very little success for Anonymous’ OpUSA, save a few websites which had been merely defaced rather than brought down completely.
Australian police say they have arrested the self-proclaimed leader of the international hacktivist organization known as Lulz Security, or LulzSec.
A tweet on the Associated Press' (AP) hacked Twitter account reported today that there were two explosions in the White House and that President Barack Obama was injured.
Another member of the hacktivist collective LulzSec was brought to justice yesterday when a judge sentenced 25-year old Cody Kretsinger to one year in prison for his role in attacking Sony’s network in June 2011.
International hacktivist group Anonymous is looking to go legit – at least with the way it looks to share news and information. The controversial hacking collective has launched a website for crowd sourced news.
A 26-year-old member of the hacktivist group LulzSec has pleaded guilty to one count of computer hacking.