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‘Anonymous’ stages dramatic take-down of FTC websites

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) was feeling the wrath of unknown hackers with the “Anonymous” movement on Friday morning, after seven different government websites managed by the agency vanished from the Internet. Calling the FTC the “Fuctarded Troglodyte Clusterfuck,” hackers chide the government agency for lax enforcement of the national…

Hackers claim to take down U.S. tear gas maker site

The “Anonymous” hacking group on Tuesday claimed to have shut down the website of security firm Combined Systems, which it accused of providing the tear gas used in crackdowns on protests. The statement circulated in forums used by the shadowy “hacktivist” group could not immediately be confirmed. The Combined Systems website…

Glenn Beck releases video spoofing ‘Anonymous’

Former Fox News host Glenn Beck released a video on his website Tuesday that imitates the hacktivist collective “Anonymous” and warns that the nation has succumb to evil. The video, entitled “Anonymous for Good,” is meant to publicize Beck’s new charitable organization, according to Mediaite. Like the other videos released…

U.S. government’s ‘online security’ website taken down by Anonymous

A website managed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), intended to advise Internet users on cyber security matters, has been taken offline by an unknown individual or individuals claiming to be part of the hacker collective “Anonymous.” In a message posted online, the hacker or hackers explains that the…

Anonymous briefly deletes CBS.com from the Internet

In a rampage following the U.S. government’s takedown of file-sharing site MegaUpload, the hacktivist group Anonymous not only knocked the CBS.com website offline on Sunday, but deleted all its files. As described by Gizmodo, “The CBS takedown wasn’t your regular DDoS attack because if you went to CBS.com at the…

‘Anonymous’ hackers briefly hijack French presidential website

The shadowy online hackers group Anonymous briefly hijacked the French presidential website on Friday in apparent retaliation for the US shutdown of file-sharing site Megaupload. The slogan “We Are Legion,” the group’s online rallying cry, was inserted into the navigation bar of the official Elysee site’s (www.elysee.fr). Before the end…

Hackers swiped credit card data from security think tank Stratfor

(Reuters) – U.S. security think tank Strategic Forecasting Inc(Stratfor) said its website had been hacked and that some of the names of corporate subscribers had been made public. Stratfor said the breach came from an unauthorized party, while activist hacker group Anonymous claimed responsibility. “As a result of this incident the operation of…

Security firm Stratfor suffers Anonymous hack

WASHINGTON — Online “hacktivist” group Anonymous claimed Sunday it had stolen a trove of emails and credit card information from US-based security firm Stratfor’s clients, and vowed additional attacks. Hackers provided a link on Twitter to what they said was Stratfor’s private client list, which included the US Defense Department,…

Anonymous warns against planned cyber attack on New York Stock Exchange

Websites and Twitter accounts associated with the hacktivist collective “Anonymous” have warned that a planned cyber attack on New York Stock Exchange would be ineffective, hurt the image of the “Occupy Wall Street” movement and likely result in arrests. An “Anonymous” YouTube video began circulating on the Internet Monday that…

Anonymous: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ now in 30 U.S. cities

In a brief video published to YouTube this week, a masked member of hacktivist group “Anonymous” claimed the “99 percent” movement behind “Occupy Wall Street” has now spread to 30 U.S. cities ahead of a series of nation-wide actions. “Everyone, everywhere, will be occupying their towns, their capitals and other…

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