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Dutch police arrest second teenager for hacking

Dutch police arrested a 19-year-old on suspicion of hacking a government website, the second teenage arrest for cyber attacks linked to the WikiLeaks fallout, prosecutors said on Saturday.

Dec 11, 2010
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Dutch police investigate apparent hacker attack

(AP) -- Police said Friday they are investigating if hackers were responsible for taking down websites of police and prosecutors in the Netherlands after the arrest of a 16-year-old for involvement in a cyberattack on several ...

Dec 10, 2010
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WikiLeaks switches to Swiss domain after attacks

(AP) -- WikiLeaks was forced Friday to switch over to a Swiss domain name, wikileaks.ch, after a new round of hacker attacks on its system prompted its American domain name provider to withdraw service.

Dec 03, 2010
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WikiLeaks says was denial-of-service attack victim

(AP) -- The online website WikiLeaks on Sunday blamed the temporary outage of its site on a denial-of-service attack by unknown hackers trying to prevent its release of hundreds of thousands of classified U.S. State Department ...

Nov 29, 2010
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WikiLeaks to defy US demands on leaked cables

(AP) -- The online website WikiLeaks says it will go ahead with the release of hundreds of thousands of classified State Department documents in defiance of U.S. demands not to publish the files.

Nov 28, 2010
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Researchers simulate cyber soldiers for sale

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers, who are mimicking the debilitating attacks of cyber robot armies to help defend the Australian and Indian governments, will discuss their work tomorrow (October 27) at Queensland University of ...

Oct 26, 2010
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Repeat of SKorea, US cyberattacks does no damage

(AP) -- Hundreds of computers that caused a wave of outages on U.S. and South Korean government websites last July launched new attacks on the same sites, but no major damage was reported, police said Thursday.

Jul 08, 2010
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Company: Chinese cyberattack targets Australia

(AP) -- A company in Australia came under a cyberattack from China that was intense enough to slow traffic on part of the country's second-largest broadband network, company officials said Thursday.

Apr 15, 2010
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