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FBI hits back at Anonymous - your claims are TOTALLY FALSE

FBI hits back at Anonymous - your claims are TOTALLY FALSE

FBI pwned? Had UDID data? Sez who?

12 million iPhone and iPad device IDs hacked from the FBI, Anonymous claims

Smartphone PINs cracked with microphone and camera - a game-changer for phone security?

Hackers claim to have stolen a database of 12,367,232 Apple device IDs, and personal information such as full names, cellphone numbers, addresses and zipcodes belonging to iPhone and iPad users.

And where do they claim they stole this information? From an FBI laptop... via a Java vulnerability.

LulzSec informant Sabu rewarded with six months freedom for helping Feds

LulzSec hacker Sabu rewarded with six months freedom for co-operating with Feds

Hector Monsegur, the notorious hacker known as "Sabu," once railed against the establishment. Now he owes his freedom to the good graces of federal authorities, who successfully lobbied for a six month extension on his sentencing.

Court website attacked after Pussy Riot punk band convicted

Court website attacked after Pussy Riot punk band convicted

The fallout over the controversial conviction of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot continued on Tuesday, with hackers compromising and defacing the webpage of Moscow's Khamovnichesky Court.

Anonymous hacktivists steal AAPT customer data in data retention protest

Anonymous hacktivists steal AAPT customer data in data retention protest

Internet security and privacy are enjoying a spirited public airing in Australia today.

The wires are abuzz with claims that hackers stole 40GB of data from an ISP in protest against proposed new data retention laws.

FBI claims that Tor stymied child abuse investigation

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A recently published Freedom of Information Act (FOI) request has revealed that in at least one case, the US police's hunt for online child pornographers has been hindered by Tor.

The Pirate Bay gives thumbs-down on Anonymous DDoS attack on Virgin Media

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File-sharing site The Pirate Bay has denounced an Anonymous DDoS campaign that took down Virgin Media, calling it an "ugly" method that's no better than the UK court order for ISPs to block users from getting to The Pirate Bay.

Opinion: Why we need Anonymous 2.0

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A few thoughts on the "hacktivist" group Anonymous that came out of Josh Corman and Brian "Jericho" Martin's keynote at the SOURCE security conference in Boston last week.

Formula 1 website attacked by Anonymous, brought down by DDoS

Formula 1 website attacked by Anonymous, brought down by DDoS

Anonymous hacktivists blasted the Formula 1 website off the net, with a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.

Anonymous attacks UK Prime Minister and Home Office websites with DDoS assault

Anonymous attacks UK Prime Minister and Home Office websites with DDoS assault

Anonymous hacktivists have launched a distributed denial-of-service attack against the British government's Home Office website, preventing legitimate users from visiting the site by flooding it with unwanted internet traffic.

LulzSec suspect Ryan Cleary sent back to jail - for contacting Sabu

LulzSec suspect Ryan Cleary sent back to jail - for contacting Sabu

Ryan Cleary breached his bail agreement by using the internet..

.. to contact LulzSec leader Sabu (who just happened to be secretly working for the FBI).

Gumming up the internet: When DNS servers attack..

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Operation Blackout's plan to shut down the internet this weekend may have come to nothing, but there is a way in which DNS servers can be used as part of a malicious attack.

Professor Alan Woodward explains more.

Trayvon Martin, Anonymous, and the problem with vigilantism

Trayvon Martin, Anonymous and the problem with vigilantism

Mrs. W guest blogs: A look at vigilantism by hacktivist collectives like Anonymous in light of the Trayvon Martin shooting, and why it's distracting and ineffectual.

Anonymous OS - you'd be crazy to trust it

Anonymous OS - you'd be crazy to trust it

Proceed with caution if you're thinking of downloading and installing Anonymous OS, the purported new operating system from the Anonymous collective.

The problem with Anonymous.. it doesn't know who it is

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If your movement has no defined leadership, no structure, no way for people to officially become members.. how can it define what's done in the name of the movement and what isn't?

Anonymity can have its drawbacks.

Anonymous hacker confesses to stealing abortion database records

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A hacker linked with the Anonymous movement has admitted to breaking into the website of Britain's biggest abortion service, and stealing the records of approximately 10,000 people.

Suspected Anonymous hacker arrested after abortion website attack

Suspected Anonymous hacker arrested after abortion website attack

Police have arrested a 27-year-old man, suspected of defacing and hacking into the website of Britain's largest single abortion provider.

How Anonymous spied on FBI / UK Police hacking investigation conference call

How Anonymous spied on FBI / UK Police hacking investigation conference call

How careful are you with your conference call details?

Can you be sure that no-one is listening in to your private business discussions?

Panda Security cleans up defaced websites after LulzSec arrest revenge attack

Panda Security cleans up defaced websites after LulzSec arrest revenge attack

An anti-virus firm blogs about LulzSec and Sabu, and finds its webpages defaced by a vengeful Anonymous.

Sabu's sordid story detailed in FBI indictment

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Hector Xavier Monsegur may have portrayed the exploits of Anonymous and LulzSec as a glamorous fight against "the man", but the dark criminal realities of their exploits were exposed in his indictment. It appears he wasn't just in it for the lulz.