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Australia charges alleged Anonymous member

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Australian police have charged an unidentified juvenile, suspected of being a member of the hacker group Anonymous, on a number of counts related to unauthorized access to computer data. The 17-year-old appeared in Parramatta Children's Court on Friday to face charges, and is scheduled to appear again in the...
Australia charges alleged Anonymous member

Australian Government Announces That It Is Dropping Mandatory ISP Filtering...But Still Wants Filtering

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Techdirt has been writing about Australia's plans to join the online censorship club for almost three years. Now, in a surprise move pointed out to us on Twitter by @Asher_Wolf, the Australian government has announced that it is dropping the plans -- sort of: The Federal Government has formally abandoned...
Australian Government Announces That It Is Dropping Mandatory ISP Filtering...But Still Wants Filtering

FBI: That Bitcoin Report Was Authentic, But It Wasn’t Leaked by Us

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(Wikimedia Commons) Last week, Betabeat received an email from an anonymous source claiming to have leaked an internal FBI report about the virtual currency Bitcoin. The report, published April 24, revealed the agency is worried the currency could become a payment method for cyber criminals in the near future, and...
FBI: That Bitcoin Report Was Authentic, But It Wasn’t Leaked by Us

Australian Police Deputize Facebook

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The Australian Federal Police insist that Facebook hire a compliance officer and install a "rat button" on its site that will allow Australians to report anyone to the police with click. The social media company and the AFP have been going back and forth over the responsibility Australian law enforcement...
Australian Police Deputize Facebook

Australia arrests and charges self-proclaimed LulzSec leader "Aush0k"

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On Wednesday, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) arrested and charged a 24-year-old man from New South Wales who claims to be the leader of LulzSec. The man, who has not yet been named publicly by the authorities, is believed to be the person behind the online moniker “Aush0k.” Other Australian media have...
Australia arrests and charges self-proclaimed LulzSec leader "Aush0k"

Australia charges man claiming to be LulzSec leader

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Australia has charged a 24-year-old man who allegedly defaced a government website earlier this month and claims to be the leader of LulzSec, a rogue inactive hacking group.The man, from Point Clare about 50 miles north of Sydney, was charged with two counts of unauthorized modification of data and...
Australia charges man claiming to be LulzSec leader

CryptoParty Like It's 1993

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As Techdirt stories regularly report, governments around the world, including those in the West, are greatly increasing their surveillance of the Internet. Alongside a loss of the private sphere, this also represents a clear danger to basic civil liberties. The good news is that we already have the solution: encrypting...
CryptoParty Like It's 1993

Kim Dotcom Makes Another Plea For Legal Relief As U.S., UK, Canada Attorneys General Converge Down Under

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Kim Dotcom and his legal team are seizing the moment of a meeting of attorneys general from the U.S., UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in Auckland to bring more attention to his legal fight with the U.S. government, which wants to extradite Dotcom from New Zealand and try him...
Kim Dotcom Makes Another Plea For Legal Relief As U.S., UK, Canada Attorneys General Converge Down Under

The Megabreach Is Back: Hacktivists To Blame For 58 Percent Of Stolen Data In 2011, Says Verizon Study

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Move over organized cybercriminals, the new gangs in town don’t want our money, but they want to make a point, and they’re going to do whatever it takes to make sure we listen. The annual Data Breach Investigations Report from Verizon and major security agencies has found that hacktivism from...
The Megabreach Is Back: Hacktivists To Blame For 58 Percent Of Stolen Data In 2011, Says Verizon Study
Alleged Leader Of Hacker Group LulzSec Arrested In Australia

Australian cops tout arrest of man for Bitcoin drug deal

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Two Australian law enforcement agencies are crowing about their arrest of a man who attempted to import illicit drugs into Australia using the online drug marketplace Silk Road. In a press release brought to our attention by CSO, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service...
Australian cops tout arrest of man for Bitcoin drug deal

Romanian hackers behind theft of 500,000 Australian credit cards busted in "largest ever investigation"

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News outlets in Australia are reporting that a group of cyber-criminals in Romania has been busted after apparently stealing the details of 500,000 Australian credit cards. According to the Herald Sun, the group gained access to small retail outlets to pick up the details, 30,000 of which have already been...
Romanian hackers behind theft of 500,000 Australian credit cards busted in "largest ever investigation"

Soca shuts 36 credit card fraud sites

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Operation by Serious Organised Crime Agency aims to shut down large-scale theft and use of stolen card informationPolice have arrested two men arrested and shut down 36 web domains used to sell compromised credit and debit card data, as part of an initiative by the UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency...
Soca shuts 36 credit card fraud sites

Australian police arrest alleged leader of LulzSec hacking group

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Australian Federal Police arrest man who reportedly called himself the leader of the hacking group, which was has been the target of recent prosecution after a brief hacking run in 2011. [Read more]...
Australian police arrest alleged leader of LulzSec hacking group

Self-proclaimed LulzSec leader arrested in NSW

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The self-proclaimed leader of international hacking group Lulz Security has been arrested by Australian Federal Police on the New South Wales central coast....
Self-proclaimed LulzSec leader arrested in NSW

LulzSec arrest in Australia

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Federal police charge IT worker, 24, with attacking government website and say he has claimed to be a leader of hacker groupAustralian police have arrested a man they say is affiliated with the international hacking collective LulzSec on a charge of attacking and defacing a government website.The 24-year-old senior IT...
LulzSec arrest in Australia

Australian Federal Police arrest alleged LulzSec leader on hacking charges

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) have arrested a man claiming to be the leader of the LulzSec hacking group. When contacted by phone, an AFP spokesperson told us a media release and press conference are coming later in the day. ABC News Australia first reported the arrest. The suspect is reportedly a...
Australian Federal Police arrest alleged LulzSec leader on hacking charges

Australian Law Enforcement: Use Silk Road At Your Peril

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A hypothetical Silk Road customer. (Getty Images) Australian authorities have put supposedly anonymized users surfing Silk Road for weed and other sundries on notice: the coppers are one step ahead of you. A joint press release published by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Customs and Border Protection Service on Wednesday may...
Australian Law Enforcement: Use Silk Road At Your Peril
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