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Sony Becomes Latest Operation Payback Attack Target

April 04, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The rogue hacktivist movement known as Anonymous has now turned its anti-copyright campaign Operation Payback against the Sony Corporation. The operation comes just one week after a similar attack was launched against the RIAA, which is seeking trillions of dollars in damages from LimeWire...

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Anonymous DDoS Campaign Fizzles - On To Faxing

December 14, 2010 Added by:Headlines

With maintaining the DDoS attacks proving to be too much for the group, they are now focusing their efforts on mass faxing. The new strategy could cost corporations hundreds of dollars in toner and paper, and put some companies at risk of financial failure if it continues for several decades or more...

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Anonymous Turns Payback Towards The Jester

December 11, 2010 Added by:Daniel Kennedy

The first reason is obviously the Jester’s attacks on WikiLeaks, the second more direct reason may be attacks on the Internet Relay Chat servers that Anonymous is using to coordinate attacks. They believe the Twitter account “AnonymousDown” is the same person who is behind th3j35t3r...

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Operation Payback Spokesman Leaves Name in PR Meta Data

December 11, 2010 Added by:Headlines

The rogue hacker group Anonymous, which has been making headlines for their repeated DDoS attacks dubbed Operation Payback, issued a press release. The most interesting piece of information int the release, though, was the name of the text's author, which was present in the PDF's meta data...

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Moneybookers Now Targeted by DDoS Attacks

December 10, 2010 Added by:Headlines

Moneybookers, the online payment company who ended their business relationship with WikiLeaks in August, is now the subject of distributed denial of service attacks by WikiLeaks sympathizers...

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Operation Payback Launches DDoS Attack on Amazon

December 09, 2010 Added by:Headlines

According to a Tweet alleged to be from Operation Payback, the pro-WikiLeaks group has launched a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) on Amazon.com in retaliation for Amazon canceling hosting services for WikiLeaks last week...

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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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Bank Site Hit With DDoS Attack for Freezing WikiLinks Account

December 07, 2010 Added by:Headlines

Operation Payback, the rogue hacker network fighting stricter copyright laws, has launched a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) against the Swiss bank PostFinance. The attacks are in retaliation for the bank having frozen the main defense fund account for WikiLeaks' Julian Assange...

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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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