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Japan developing cyber weapon: report

Japan has been developing a virus that could track down the source of a cyber attack and neutralise its programme, the daily Yomiuri Shimbun reported Sunday.

Jan 01, 2012
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Anonymous releases more Stratfor data

Online "hacktivist" group Anonymous has released a trove of email addresses and credit card numbers stolen from the website of intelligence analysis firm Stratfor and promised further attacks.

Dec 30, 2011
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Websites downed in Russia poll 'hack attack'

Websites which revealed violations in Russia's legislative polls were inaccessible Sunday after a hacking attack their operators said was aimed at preventing the exposure of mass election fraud.

Dec 04, 2011
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Finland facing large-scale hacking attacks: police

Finland is being targeted by a cyber activism campaign, police acknowledged Tuesday, after an apparent local branch of online "hacktivist" group Anonymous said it had hacked some 500,000 email accounts.

Nov 15, 2011
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Iran says Duqu malware under 'control'

Iran said on Sunday it had found a way to "control" the computer malware Duqu, which is similar to Stuxnet virus which in 2010 attacked its nuclear programme and infected more than 30,000 computers.

Nov 13, 2011
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New cyber attack on Japan parliament

Japan's parliament has come under cyber attack again, apparently from the same emails linked to a China-based server that have already hit several lawmakers' computers, an official said Wednesday.

Nov 02, 2011
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