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Another Suspected Anonymous Member Arrested in UK

August 25, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Scotland Yard has announced the arrest of Peter David Gibson, 22, on charges that the student participated in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks organized by the rogue hacktivist group Anonymous, particularly an attack on the online payment processor Pay Pal late last year...

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Anonymous Spokesman 'Topiary' Arrested in Scotland

July 27, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Scotland Yard says officers from its specialist cybercrime unit have arrested the suspected spokesman of the LulzSec hacking group. In a statement Wednesday the police force says that the 19-year-old was arrested at an address in Scotland. They say he is the hacker known as 'Topiary'...

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Anonymous Issues Statement in Response to FBI Arrests

July 21, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Rogue hacktivist group Anonymous has issued a statement in response to the arrest of fourteen alleged members who are being charged with participating in the DDoS attacks against online payment processor PayPal that occurred late last year. More arrests on the way - expect them...

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FBI: Anonymous Members Arrested for PayPal Attacks

July 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Fourteen individuals were arrested by on charges related to their involvement in a cyber attack on PayPal’s website as part of an action claimed by the group “Anonymous,” announced the Department of Justice and the FBI. Two additional defendants were arrested on cyber-related charges...

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Faking It - When is Two Factor Authentication Not?

February 28, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los

Take a look at the authentication scheme from a 360-degree view and see if the strong authentication 2-factor provides extends to all platforms (mobile device? HTML-only?) If not, then your account is protected by the lowest common denominator, for most sites that's a simple username and password...

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WikiLeaks Denial of Service Wars Continue to Escalate

December 08, 2010 Added by:Headlines

Of note is the attack against website of Senator Joe Lieberman, who may have helped oust WikiLeaks from the protection Amazon servers offered, and the political action committee website of Sarah Palin after she issued statements that WikiLeaks' Julian Assange should be hunted like a terrorist. ..

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Operation Payback and 4chan Hit MasterCard - Twitter Is Next

December 08, 2010 Added by:Headlines

The hacker social network 4chan and Operation Payback are engaged in a flurry of DDoS in retaliation for any actions they deem intended to limit WikiLeaks operations. MasterCard is being targeted today, and a message on the 4chan forums indicates that the next target is Twitter...

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Hackers Threaten WikiLeaks Detractors - Bank Suspends Account

December 06, 2010 Added by:Headlines

While some service providers are thinking that it was a mistake to do business with the rogue whistleblowing organization WikiLeaks, they may also want to think twice before cutting ties. International hacker communities are threatening to target business that take actions to stifle the data dumps...

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Operation Payback Launched DoS on PayPal Blog

December 05, 2010 Added by:Headlines

The international coalition of hackers know as Anonymous stated their intention to engage in DoS attacks against the blog of online interchange service PayPal. PayPal had announced it was suspending the fund-raising account of WikiLeaks for violation of the Acceptable Use Policy..

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