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Former LulzSec leader, now FBI informant, brings down hacking group, Stratfor hacker

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In a major break for law enforcement, several members of the LulzSec and Anonymous hacking groups were arrested this morning based on information provided by "Sabu," the shadowy LulzSec leader who was secretly arrested last year....
Former LulzSec leader, now FBI informant, brings down hacking group, Stratfor hacker

Anonymous takes down UK Home Office site in response to proposed email surveillance

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According to numerous tweets and a report by the BBC, the hacking group that refers to itself as “Anonymous” has targeted the Home Office website in the UK for takedown in response to government plans for email surveillance. Just this week, UK government had been discussing the approval of laws...
Anonymous takes down UK Home Office site in response to proposed email surveillance

Why are the LulzSec hackers being locked up? | James Ball

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A chance to put these young hackers' skills to better use goes wasted, while gangs who rob for personal gain go unpunishedFor lawmakers, illicit downloaders and hackers alike, the internet is one of the few bits of frontier territory left in the world: for the "rogues" there's lots more scope...
Why are the LulzSec hackers being locked up? | James Ball

Bits Blog: Internet Sleuths Add Evidence to Chinese Military Hacking Accusations

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In the last week, Chinese-speaking Internet users and amateur hackers have added further proof to a security report that tied a prolific Chinese hacking group to China's People's Liberation Army....
Bits Blog: Internet Sleuths Add Evidence to Chinese Military Hacking Accusations

Interpol Arrests 25 Alleged Anonymous Members

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Interpol said Tuesday that 25 people suspected of being affiliated with the Anonymous hacking group were arrested in four countries in South America and Europe......
Interpol Arrests 25 Alleged Anonymous Members

California police investigate claims that an officer threatened Anonymous over Twitter

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An investigation is under way in Richmond, California, after a member of the local police department was alleged to have sent a Twitter message threatening violence against members of the Anonymous hacking group. The Richmond Police Department chose to disable and delete comments from its Facebook Page after being inundated with...
California police investigate claims that an officer threatened Anonymous over Twitter

Anonymous teenage hacker spared jail over cyber attacks

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Jake Birchall told he would have been imprisoned for hacking Paypal and others had he not been 16 at time of the offenceA "profoundly isolated" teenage hacker has been given a youth rehabilitation order for his role in planning cyber attacks with the hacking group Anonymous.Jake Birchall, 18, on Friday...
Anonymous teenage hacker spared jail over cyber attacks

Soca shuts down website after attack by hackers

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Spokesman for Serious Organised Crime Agency says denial of service does not pose a security risk to the organisationThe Serious Organised Crime Agency website was taken offline on Thursday after being targeted by hackers, the agency said.Soca confirmed that its site soca.gov.uk suffered a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack.A...
Soca shuts down website after attack by hackers

Cyber hackers 'cost PayPal £3.5m'

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A student committed a series of cyber attacks as part of hacking group Anonymous that cost the website PayPal £3.5m, a court has heard....
Cyber hackers 'cost PayPal £3.5m'

LulzSec Hacks Military Dating Website, Zuck's Harvard Emails Suggest Ceglia's Facebook Claim Was Faked, Rovio Buys Futuremark

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day. Today's Google Doodle features the Crown Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, one of architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's masterpieces. Today is Mies' 126th anniversary. LulzSec Hacks Military Dating Website. LulzSec, associated with hacking...
LulzSec Hacks Military Dating Website, Zuck's Harvard Emails Suggest Ceglia's Facebook Claim Was Faked, Rovio Buys Futuremark

AntiSec claims to have snatched 12M Apple device IDs from FBI

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Hacking group posts 1 million of the identifiers to the Web after allegedly lifting the data from an agent's laptop. [Read more]...
AntiSec claims to have snatched 12M Apple device IDs from FBI

UK teen arrested in hack probe

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A teenager is arrested in Newcastle over alleged involvement with hacking group Team Poison....
UK teen arrested in hack probe

450,000 Yahoo Voice Passwords Breached, Hacking Group Claims

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The hackers say they were able to obtain the credentials through an SQL injection, a common attack method that gave Sony so much trouble in 2011....
450,000 Yahoo Voice Passwords Breached, Hacking Group Claims

Hackers steal and publish e-mails from U.N. nuclear agency

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The IAEA confirms its servers were breached and a hacking group claims responsibility demanding an investigation into Israel's alleged nuclear proliferation program. [Read more]...
Hackers steal and publish e-mails from U.N. nuclear agency

LulzSec members plead guilty to DDoS attacks on Sony, CIA, others

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Two members of the LulzSec hacking group Monday pleaded guilty to attacking and disabling the Websites of several large organizations, including Central Intelligence Agency, Sony, Fox Entertainment Group, the Arizona State Police and Britain's Serious Organized Crime Agency....
LulzSec members plead guilty to DDoS attacks on Sony, CIA, others
1 million iOS device IDs leaked after alleged FBI laptop hack

Why is the FBI carrying around a file with 12 million Apple user UDIDs? (and is yours one of them?)

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HackerNews linked last night to a Pastbin file, which is a long-rambling diatribe by a group called “AntiSec”. The hacking group released more than 1 million Apple UDID numbers, but it claimed to have over 12 million UDIDs and other personal information, which it apparently attained by breaching the Dell Vostro of an FBI operative....
Why is the FBI carrying around a file with 12 million Apple user UDIDs? (and is yours one of them?)
3 years later, hackers who hit Google continue string of lethal attacks
Yahoo Voice website reportedly hacked, over 400,000 username and passwords made public

Alert on Hacker Power Play

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The director of the National Security Agency has warned that the hacking group Anonymous could have the ability within the next year or two to bring about a limited power outage through a cyberattack....
Alert on Hacker Power Play

Yahoo passwords hacked, likely taken through Yahoo Voices

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Yahoo is looking into a major hack that slurped up the usernames and passwords of 435,000 accounts Thursday. According to the security firm TrustedSec, a hacking group known as D33D Company picked up the passwords from Yahoo Voices, the Sunnyvale, Calif.,-based company's crowd-sourced publishing platform. Yahoo Voices, formerly known as...
Yahoo passwords hacked, likely taken through Yahoo Voices

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

LulzSec leader working for us, says FBI

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Hacking group leader, identified as Hector Xavier Monsegur, revealed as FBI mole as five other alleged LulzSec members arrestedThe FBI has struck a major blow against hacking groups after arresting or charging five key members of the LulzSec hacking crew and revealing that the head of the group, who went...
LulzSec leader working for us, says FBI

Hackers attack Israeli websites

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The Anonymous hacking group has launched a series of web attacks against Israeli websites...
Hackers attack Israeli websites

Abortion website hacker caught

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James Jeffery has admitted to stealing 10,000 database records from the British Pregnancy Advisory ServiceA member of the hacking group Anonymous broke into the website of Britain's biggest abortion provider because he "disagreed" with the decisions of two women he knew over their pregnancy terminations, a court heard.James Jeffery, 27,...
Abortion website hacker caught

Anonymous collective will decline in 2013, McAfee report predicts

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McAfee lab researchers say too many 'un-coordinated and unclear operations' are destroying hacking group's reputationA few short weeks ago, the sometimes lauded, sometimes hated hacking collective Anonymous launched an attack against the nearly universally disliked extremist Westboro Baptist Church.After the church announced they would be protesting at the funerals of...
Anonymous collective will decline in 2013, McAfee report predicts

Symantec Stomps Out Anonymous Source Code Threat with a Security Patch

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Symantec had promised to release a security patch for its pcAnywhere software to neutralize known vulnerabilities arising from the theft of certain source code, and the security firm has now made good on its word. The first patch was actually rolled out on Monday, January 23, 2012 for pcAnywhere 12.5...
Symantec Stomps Out Anonymous Source Code Threat with a Security Patch

How Anonymous accidentally helped expose two Chinese hackers

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How did security firm Mandiant put names to two previously unknown Chinese hackers who, it says, steal American corporate secrets for the Chinese government? With a little inadvertent help from Anonymous. Mandiant's 74-page report covers a particular hacking group referred to as "APT1" and contends that the group works...
How Anonymous accidentally helped expose two Chinese hackers

Anonymous hacker attack on Israeli websites 'causes little real damage'

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Government says sites are operating as usual despite onslaught in 'solidarity' with PalestiniansA cyber attack by the activist group Anonymous targeting Israeli government websites failed to cause serious disruption, officials have said.The attacks followed warnings in the name of the group that it was launching a massive hacking assault to...
Anonymous hacker attack on Israeli websites 'causes little real damage'

Anonymous releases recording of intercepted private FBI conference call

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Hacking group Anonymous has released a recording of a private conference call held last month between the FBI and UK police. In the call, the police discuss their strategy for apprehending and convicting members of the group, including a 15-year-old hacker who claims to have perpetrated the Steam data...
Anonymous releases recording of intercepted private FBI conference call
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