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2011-03-09 09:03:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Top YouTube memes are gearing to play inhabitants of a fantasy internet world in the feature length movie "The Chronicles of Rick Roll". Colorado-based NURV (http://www.nurv.com) is producing the film, which places more than half a dozen of the most famous viral video celebrities into an epic journey through the "world of the wide web". The trailer has already attracted a host of mainstream media networks including CNN, ABC, NBC and...

2011-02-19 00:00:44

Heardable Releases List of the Most "Subscribed" Brands on YouTube: HIGAtv was Ranked #1 with 3,226,834 Subscribers, Followed by Smosh at #2, FredFigglehorn #3, Machinima #4, and MysteryGuitarMan at #5. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2011 Which brand has the most subscribers on YouTube? The results may surprise you. According to brand analytics firm, Heardable, Inc. (http://heardable.com) HIGAtv was named The Most Popular Brand on YouTube with over 3.2 million subscribers to their...

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2011-02-17 08:15:00

A Sacramento, California-based computer security company has withdrawn from an industry conference after receiving threats of real-world violence from a group of hackers that had previously launched cyberattacks against them. A subsidiary of the HBGary Inc. had been scheduled to give a presentation regarding the group of hackers collectively known as Anonymous at the RSA Conference in San Francisco this week. However, in a statement released on the company's website, officials from the firm...

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2011-02-08 06:15:00

A group of tech-savvy hackers operating under the name "Anonymous" took credit for breaching the website of HBGary Federal, a computer security company working with the U.S. government to expose the identities of those in the group. "Anonymous" had previously conducted distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against Amazon, Visa and MasterCard in apparent retaliation for their withdrawal of services to the whistleblower Web site WikiLeaks, which had published thousands of classified U.S....

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2011-01-28 09:15:00

Five men were arrested by authorities in the UK on Thursday in connection with the 'distributed denial of service' (DDoS) attacks launched by a group claiming to act in defense of the controversial file sharing website Wikileaks, multiple news agencies are reporting. In a statement cited by AFP reporters, London police confirmed that "five males aged 15, 16, 19, 20 and 26" tied to the online organization known as Anonymous "are being held after a series of coordinated arrests at residential...

2010-12-23 09:48:00

TORONTO, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ - Alphabet Photography Inc., based in Niagara Falls, Ontario organized a Flash Mob on November 13th to simply spread some Christmas cheer and thank its customer base, but it seems to have taken on a life of its own ever since it was uploaded on November 16.   Impressively, in just seven weeks, the video has went from a Christmas Video Card produced and created by a small Niagara Falls-based company to send to their clients, to a YouTube record...

2010-12-14 00:01:32

Think you're the next Numa Numa, Neistat Brothers, or Diet Coke and Mentos guys? Upload your videos at DimWits.com and find out! San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2010 DimWits.comâ“ž¢, published by Mudfog Media and a new site dedicated to discovering independent Web video creators, has raised the curtain on the first-ever DimWitsâ“ž¢ viral video search. DimWits.com hits computer screens today at DimWits.com and on Twitter...

2010-10-06 14:52:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, which first broke news last month of organized cyber protests against the Motion Picture Association of America and other copyright-focused organizations, warns that the 'Anonymous' cyber-activist group responsible today launched a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) against the Spanish copyright protection society (SGAE). As of 2:30 p.m. EDT today, PandaLabs has witnessed more than 20...

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2010-09-29 09:10:00

Truthy.indiana.edu to search, identify smear tactics, Twitter-bombs through November election runup Astroturfers, Twitter-bombers and smear campaigners need beware this election season as a group of leading Indiana University information and computer scientists yesterday unleashed Truthy.indiana.edu, a sophisticated new Twitter-based research tool that combines data mining, social network analysis and crowdsourcing to uncover deceptive tactics and misinformation leading up to the Nov. 2...

2010-09-20 17:01:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, last Friday witnessed what could be the first organized mass cyber protest on the Internet, which targeted the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). The RIAA and MPAA had contracted with an Indian software company to shut down free file-sharing sites such as The Pirate Bay, driving users of the popular 4chan user group to call on its...