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ANC website hacked (Update)

South Africa's ruling African National Congress on Friday said its website had been hacked by Zimbabwe activists claiming ties to the global "hacktivist" group Anonymous.

dateJun 14, 2013 in Internet
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Dutchman appears for 'biggest ever' cyberattack

A Dutchman arrested in Spain last month in connection with an unprecedented cyberattack that reportedly slowed down the Internet, has been extradited to the Netherlands where he appeared before a judge on Wednesday, Dutch ...

dateMay 08, 2013 in Internet
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Cyberattack suspect had bunker in Spain (Update)

A Dutch citizen arrested in northeast Spain on suspicion of launching what is described as the biggest cyberattack in Internet history operated from a bunker and had a van capable of hacking into networks anywhere in the ...

dateApr 28, 2013 in Other
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Cyberattack deprives millions of Dutch of online ID

More than 10 million Dutch citizens were unable to use their official online signature to pay bills and taxes because of a cyberattack, officials said Wednesday. The national DigiD system "is no longer accessible since Tuesday ...

dateApr 24, 2013 in Internet
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SKorea says NKorea behind computer crash in March

(AP)—North Korea was responsible for a cyberattack that shut down tens of thousands of computers and servers at South Korean broadcasters and banks last month, officials in Seoul said Wednesday, noting that an initial investigation ...

dateApr 10, 2013 in Internet
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Answers to your questions about massive cyberattack

Here are some answers to questions about perhaps the biggest cyberattack ever, which recently targeted Spamhaus, an anti-spam group based in Geneva and London. It ended up slowing down or blocking access to numerous Internet ...

dateMar 29, 2013 in Internet
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