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Anonymous Groups Promise to Deface MIT and Department of Justice Websites in Aaron Swartz Op

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(Photo: Slash Gear) In a press release published to Pastebin last night, the hacktivist collective Anonymous announced its plans for the second phase of #OpAngel, an operation executed in reaction to the suicide of famed hacker Aaron Swartz. Mr. Swartz, a champion of the open Internet, was integral to the...
Anonymous Groups Promise to Deface MIT and Department of Justice Websites in Aaron Swartz Op

Radical Transparency 1, Britain 0: Assange Granted Asylum

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Techno-anarchist Julian Assange has been granted asylum by Ecuador, guaranteeing his bleak safety in their dark UK embasssy against British authorities who are salivating to extradite the Wikileaks editor to Sweden where he faces charges of sexual assault. Despite threats to be raided by British authorities, Ecuador remained defiant in their defense, which has...
Radical Transparency 1, Britain 0: Assange Granted Asylum

Apple hires former Windows security hacker to strengthen OS X

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It was discovered on Thursday that famed hacker and former Microsoft employee Kristin Paget is now working for Apple as a core operating system security researcher, suggesting the Cupertino company is beefing up OS X safeguards amid recent Mac-directed malware attacks....
Apple hires former Windows security hacker to strengthen OS X
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A history of hacking: Documentary captures essence of Def Con
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