News tagged with computer hacking

Anonymous says it hacked Chinese government sites

(AP) -- China was struggling Thursday to restore several government websites that international hacking group Anonymous says it attacked in an apparent protest against Chinese Internet restrictions.

Apr 05, 2012
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Feds: Harvard fellow hacked millions of papers

(AP) -- A Harvard University fellow who was studying ethics was charged with hacking into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's computer network to steal nearly 5 million academic articles.

Jul 19, 2011
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China foreign minister rejects hacking accusations

(AP)—China's foreign minister on Saturday rejected accusations that the country's military was behind massive hacking attacks on U.S. and other foreign targets and called for more international cooperation ...

Mar 09, 2013
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Seven charged in $6B online money laundering case

Calling it perhaps the biggest money laundering scheme in U.S. history, federal prosecutors charged seven people Tuesday with running what amounted to an online, underworld bank that handled $6 billion for ...

May 29, 2013
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Google says it will shut China music service (Update)

(AP)—Google Inc. said Friday it will close a music download service in China, further reducing its presence in the world's most populous Internet market two years after the company closed its mainland search engine in a ...

Sep 21, 2012
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LulzSec hacker leader arrested in Australia

A self-proclaimed leader of the LulzSec international hacking group has been arrested in Australia, police said, charging him with attacking and defacing a government website.

Apr 24, 2013
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