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Anonymous: Stratfor Attack Led To $700K In Fraudulent Charges

As you may recall, Anonymous hacked Stratfor back in December and fed the resulting emails to Wikileaks for publication. The group took other information including credit card info, but claimed they would use the resulting money for good. VentureBeat is reporting that the FBI is claiming Anonymous used the credit card information they stole to rack up $700,000 worth of …

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Anonymous Releases Symantec Code From 2006, Deface Web Sites

Anonymous continues its promise of attacking a new Web site every Friday as part of its “Fuck FBI Friday” campaign. The victims this week are New York City Ironworks, Symantec, which should be familiar to anyone who follows the exploits of Anonymous, and the Australian Department of Justice. The AnonymousIRC Twitter account let it be known yesterday that the group …

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Anonymous Strikes Back After LulzSec Arrests

We reported yesterday that members of the Anonymous splinter group LulzSec were being arrested around the world. It was also revealed that Sabu, a leader in LulzSec, cooperated with federal authorities which led to the arrests. Anonymous didn’t let this get them down and proceeded to get revenge. They took down all the sites within the PandaLabs family and defaced …

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Anonymous Declares War On Religion, Attacks Church Sites

Anonymous attacks a lot of things that they find wrong with the world: corporations, governments and other groups that they feel threaten the freedom of the people. On Friday, they attacked what may be their most controversial target yet – religion. The AnonymousIRC Twitter account announced on Friday three attacks so far on major church Web sites. These aren’t just …

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Facebook Hack Nets Eight Month Prison Sentence

Facebook doesn’t take too kindly to being hacked. This was made rather apparent this week when a young man was sentenced to eight months in prison for hacking the social networking site. Reuters is reporting that Glenn Mangham, a 26-year-old British student, said that he hacked Facebook from his parent’s house last year. The hack was apparently so severe that …

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Steam Details Extent Of Hacking Attack, Backup File Was Stolen

You may remember late last year that Steam, Valve’s digital distribution platform, was hacked and taken down for a while. The extent of the damage wasn’t exactly known until now. On Friday, Gabe Newell took to Steam to tell users exactly what happened: Dear Steam Users and Steam Forum Users: We continue our investigation of last year’s intrusion with the …

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Google Wallet Hacked By Researchers!!!

Researchers have been working with Google Wallet, and yesterday they outlined a complex way to crack Wallet’s PIN. This leaves the funds connected to the number vulnerable to theft. The researchers report that the hack job doesn’t require any special tools or software or even any special skill for that matter. The method requires only that a user clear the …

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United Nations Web Site Hacked, Vulnerabilities Exposed

The Web site hacking and dumping of info will not stop – next up is the United Nations. A hacker going by the handle Casi dumped information from the United Nations Web site yesterday that contained many vulnerabilities that other hackers could use to get inside the UN’s database to cause some real damage. I guess the question here is …

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UK Police & FBI Conference Call Leaked By Anonymous

Anonymous is at it again with their latest hacking escapade. This time they targeted the UK police and FBI. UK police and the FBI held a conference call last week concerning cyber security, especially focusing on Anonymous and LulzSec members. The email planning the conference call was intercepted by Anonymous and shared on the net. Naked Security confirms that the …

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Credit Card Hack Exposes Millions

In the race to sign up more and more customers, credit card companies have been promoting the idea that it is more convenient and less socially awkward to swipe a credit card than to pull out cash or write a check. Who wants to feel the burning embarrassment in the checkout line as you bring everything to a screeching halt …

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