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Anonymous Threatens Massive WikiLeaks-Style Exposure, Announced On Hacked Gov Site

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Hacktivist organization, Anonymous, is threatening perhaps their biggest play ever: a massive WikiLeaks-style exposure of sensitive U.S. government secrets. As proof of their power, they announced details of the plan on hacked government website, the United States Sentencing Commission (USSG.gov). Citing the recent death of free information activist Aaron...
Anonymous Threatens Massive WikiLeaks-Style Exposure, Announced On Hacked Gov Site

Hacker collective Anonymous hits US government site

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Hackers working under the name of the Anonymous hacktivist collective hit a U.S. government website on Saturday, replacing its home page with a 1,340 word text detailing its frustrations with the way the American legal system works and a threat to release "secrets" gathered from U.S. government websites. The...
Hacker collective Anonymous hits US government site

French police end missing persons searches, suggest using Facebook instead

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The latest victim of disruption by Internet technologies is a veteran of World War I: the missing persons search.French police will no longer search for adults reported missing by their families unless there are signs that the person is in danger. The police have abandoned searches in progress and...
French police end missing persons searches, suggest using Facebook instead

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"

North Korean Red Star Operating System: Designed to Spy?

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North Korean Red Star Operating System: Designed to Spy? is a post from Chris PirilloAn operating system designed by North Koreans is now available in Pyongyang for about five dollars. This may not seem like a lot of money. Consider, though, the fact that most people in North Korea don’t...
North Korean Red Star Operating System: Designed to Spy?
Alleged Leader Of Hacker Group LulzSec Arrested In Australia

Anonymous hits US government site, threatens release of secrets

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Hackers working under the name of the Anonymous hacktivist collective hit a U.S. government website on Saturday, replacing its home page with a 1,340 word text detailing its frustrations with the way the American legal system works and a threat to release "secrets" gathered from U.S. government websites....
Anonymous hits US government site, threatens release of secrets

One step closer to a single sign-on for the web

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A new alliance should make it a bit easier to get around the web without accumulating yet more usernames and passwords. The Open Identity Exchange will enable users of PayPal, Google and Equifax to sign into certain US government websites using their credentials from those sites. The National Institutes of...
One step closer to a single sign-on for the web

Gov.uk launches in beta, bringing all the UK government’s services under one roof

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Last May, we reported on the UK government’s AlphaGov website, which was its attempt to centralise all its online information within a single domain. The Alphagov.co.uk website launched on May 11th, with its introductory gambit saying: “Alpha.gov.uk is an experimental prototype of a single UK Government website. It aims to...
Gov.uk launches in beta, bringing all the UK government’s services under one roof

The Alleged Leader Of 'LulzSec,' A Major Hacking Group, Was Just Arrested In Australia

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An unnamed 24-year-old in New South Wales, Australia, was arrested for defacing a government website, the BBC reports. This individual is the "self-proclaimed leader" of hacking group LulzSec, a splinter group of Anonymous, the BBC says. The group has waged several high profile attacks against major organizations like Sony and...
The Alleged Leader Of 'LulzSec,' A Major Hacking Group, Was Just Arrested In Australia

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

'Direct and well-mannered' government website named design of the year

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Gov.uk, a one-stop digital shop for all government services and information, beats the Shard and the Olympic cauldron to prizeThe UK government's website, gov.uk, has beaten off competition from the Shard, the Olympic cauldron and a revolutionary folding wheel to take the crown of Design of the Year 2013. It...
'Direct and well-mannered' government website named design of the year

Anonymous Protests Aaron Swartz's Death By Twice Hacking A U.S. Gov't Website

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The first attack, on Friday night, put a video statement on the home page of the U.S. Sentencing Commission, before turning it into a game of Asteroids yesterday . A U.S. Government website has been hacked twice by Anonymous over the weekend. On Friday night, hackers placed a video...
Anonymous Protests Aaron Swartz's Death By Twice Hacking A U.S. Gov't Website

Gov.uk: why this new government website really matters

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The executive director of Government Digital Services explains why Directgov and Business Link have been replaced - and howOn Wednesday 17 October, the new digital service Gov.uk moves out of public beta and replaces the two main government digital brands, Directgov and Business Link. It is the first major full...
Gov.uk: why this new government website really matters

You Should Be Able To Skip Doing Your Taxes Altogether, But Intuit Has Lobbied Congress To Prevent It (INTU)

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Intuit, the makers of TurboTax, has spent tons of money and time lobbying against a simplified tax system known as "return-free filing," Liz Day of ProPublica reports. Return-free filing is a system where the government prepares your tax returns, effectively getting rid of the need to hire a tax preparer or...
You Should Be Able To Skip Doing Your Taxes Altogether, But Intuit Has Lobbied Congress To Prevent It (INTU)

iPhone Becomes Mobile Device Of Choice For U.S. Immigration And Customs Enforcement

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The U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) office, part of the Department of Homeland Security, recently revealed that it will be adopting iOS devices from a variety of service providers for its 17,676 users. It’s a win for Apple in terms of landing a sizeable government client, but also a...
iPhone Becomes Mobile Device Of Choice For U.S. Immigration And Customs Enforcement

MindMixer Raises $1.5M For Virtual Town Halls, Launches ImproveSF Website,

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If you live in San Francisco, you probably spend a lot of time complaining about the lackluster public transportation. I’m no exception — so today, I was really excited to see a new government website called ImproveSF, where residents can submit and vote on suggestions about how to make Muni...
MindMixer Raises $1.5M For Virtual Town Halls, Launches ImproveSF Website,

Seattle joins federal government open data effort

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This week, Seattle took a giant leap toward open data and transparency when it became one of four U.S. cities to join the federal open data portal data.gov at cities.data.gov. As reported by govtech.com, Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago and New York now have a great amount of data available for...
Seattle joins federal government open data effort
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