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Anonymous, loose-knit group of 'hacktivists'

Anonymous, which briefly knocked the FBI and Justice Department websites offline in retaliation for the US shutdown of file-sharing site Megaupload, is a shadowy group of international hackers with no central ...

dateJan 20, 2012 in Internet
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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.

dateDec 04, 2011 in Internet
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NYSE site hobbled by outages, firm reports

(AP) -- The New York Stock Exchange's website was apparently hobbled twice Monday, possibly the result of computer attacks as part of the anti-Wall Street protests, according to a company that monitors website response times.

dateOct 11, 2011 in Internet
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Protecting networks is just a game

How can an organization detect the onset of an attack on its computer network giving it time to respond quickly and block any intrusion or compromise of its data? Modern firewalls and other technology are already in place, ...

dateJul 27, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Home of suspected LulzSec member raided: WSJ

US Federal Bureau of Investigation agents carried out a raid on the home of an Ohio man suspected of being a member of the Lulz Security hacker group, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

dateJun 30, 2011 in Internet
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