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Hackers tweet ‘Obama assassinated’ from Fox News account

A group of hackers broke into a Fox News Twitter account Monday and tweeted that President Barack Obama had been shot and killed. “BREAKING NEWS: President @BarackObama assassinated, 2 gunshot wounds have proved too much. It’s a sad 4th for #america. #obamadead RIP,” one tweet said. The report is obviously…

Anonymous, Food Not Bombs to test Orlando police Monday by feeding homeless

Hacker activists with the protest group “Anonymous” have in recent weeks taken down over a half-dozen major Orlando, Florida-based websites and spammed tens of thousands of unsolicited faxes all over the city as a response to an ordinance that prohibits feeding homeless people in public parks. In a release Friday…

LulzSec manifesto promises to continue ‘causing mayhem and chaos throughout the Internet’

WASHINGTON — Computer hackers who have hit the websites of the CIA, US Senate, Sony and others during a month-long rampage said Friday that they were staging the attacks for their own entertainment. “You find it funny to watch havoc unfold, and we find it funny to cause it,” the…

LulzSec hackers claim to take down CIA website

The Lulz Security hacker group claimed to have briefly knocked the public website for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency offline on Wednesday. “Tango down – http://t.co/2QGXy6f – for the lulz,” the group tweeted around 6pm EST. The tweet apparently mocked the pro-U.S. hacker known as th3j35t3r. “We are looking into…

Spanish police website hit by cyber attack: report

MADRID (Reuters) – Access to the website of Spain’s national police force was blocked for over an hour late on Saturday in a reprisal attack by the Anonymous hackers group, El Mundo said on its website on Sunday. El Mundo said the group had warned police in a statement it…

‘Anonymous’ attack on Chamber of Commerce website doesn’t make a dent

An effort by protest group “Anonymous” to rally Internet users into helping them shut down the U.S. Chamber of Commerce website fell short Monday night as the site remained online. Unnamed members of the group, which has come to be defined by its online activities, had issued a call to…

Sony tells Congress Anonymous might be responsible for massive PlayStation hack

Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) does not know who stole data from nearly 75 million customer accounts on their PlayStation and Sony Online services, but they claim to have a hunch. In an open letter to members of the U.S. House Subcomittee on Commerce Manufacturing and Trade, the chairman of…

Sony rebuilding PlayStation Network after breach

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – PlayStation Network has remained offline as Sony worked to rebuild the service that connected PlayStation 3 (PS3) consoles to games, films, and other digital offerings. PlayStation Network and Qriocity streaming music service were turned off April 20 in the wake of an “external intrusion,” according to…

Sony cuts deal with PlayStation 3 hacker

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Sony on Monday said a US hacker has agreed to stop breaking into PlayStation 3 (PS3) videogame consoles as part of a deal made to drop a lawsuit filed by the Japanese consumer electronics giant. “It was never my intention to cause any users trouble or…

HBGary chief tech officer: ‘Anonymous’ members are criminals and pseudo-journalists

The chief technology officer of the data security firm HBGary described the collective of hacktivists named ‘Anonymous’ as a small group of criminal hackers who “use the media as a tool.” “They are not at all what people think they are,” HBGary CTO Greg Hoglund told Robert Lemos of CSO…

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