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The Pirate Bay removes Anonymous from DDoS suspect list
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The Pirate Bay removes Anonymous from DDoS suspect list

Torrent site claims to know who's behind the attack that took it offline for 24 hours.
17 May 2012
ICO website taken down by Anonymous DDoS attack
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ICO website taken down by Anonymous DDoS attack

The hacking group has repeatedly urged followers to attack the data protection watchdog's website.
15 May 2012
GCHQ denies Anonymous website takedown claims
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GCHQ denies Anonymous website takedown claims

Government surveillance agency claims website unaffected by hacking group's latest DDoS attack.
23 Apr 2012
Government sites survive triple takedown attempt by
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Government sites survive triple takedown attempt by

Home Office claims last weekend's Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks left systems and services unharmed.
16 Apr 2012
Anonymous attack takes down Home Office
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Anonymous attack takes down Home Office

Hacking group makes good on pledge to stage Saturday night attacks on Government sites.
10 Apr 2012
SourceForge pulls Anonymous OS due to ‘security risk’
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SourceForge pulls Anonymous OS due to ‘security risk’

The site distributing the questionable operating system has removed it from the site just one day after launch.
16 Mar 2012
Vatican website back up after Anonymous hit
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Vatican website back up after Anonymous hit

Anonymous goes after the Catholic church in its latest attack.
8 Mar 2012
AntiSec defaces Panda Security sites in LulzSec backlash
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AntiSec defaces Panda Security sites in LulzSec backlash

After the FBI charges five men and Sabu is alleged to be an informant, Panda Security sites are targeted by AntiSec.
7 Mar 2012
UPDATED: LulzSec leader betrays clan as arrests made
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UPDATED: LulzSec leader betrays clan as arrests made

Sabu has reportedly been working undercover for the FBI following an arrest last year.
6 Mar 2012
Will the FBI close down your online business this March?
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Will the FBI close down your online business this March?

In tackling the DNSChanger botnet, the FBI may take a load of businesses offline. Davey Winder is, unsurprisingly, anxious...
17 Feb 2012
Do British police get cyber security?
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Do British police get cyber security?

Davey Winder listens to telephone conversations between the FBI and the Metropolitan Police, courtesy of Anonymous, and isn't impressed.
9 Feb 2012
Symantec: Disable your pcAnywhere software
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Symantec: Disable your pcAnywhere software

The security giant advises users against running pcAnywhere until it has fixed vulnerabilities highlighted by a source code leak.
26 Jan 2012
Symantec: 2006 hack leaked source code
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Symantec: 2006 hack leaked source code

The security giant publicly discloses a breach of its network - almost six years after it took place.
18 Jan 2012
Week in review: Jobs went nuclear on Android, Microsoft +
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Week in review: Jobs went nuclear on Android, Microsoft +

Even though he's gone, Steve Jobs continues to make the headlines. Meanwhile, the rest of the world goes slightly mad.
21 Oct 2011
MPs propose web anonymity crackdown
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MPs propose web anonymity crackdown

A Joint Committee report says if a complaint is made about an anonymous comment online, the offending post should be removed.
20 Oct 2011
Suspected LulzSec hacktivist arrested in Sony investigation
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Suspected LulzSec hacktivist arrested in Sony investigation

Another LulzSec suspect is arrested as the FBI continues to crack down on hacktivism.
23 Sep 2011
British student charged for January cyber attacks
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British student charged for January cyber attacks

Peter David Gibson is charged as the Met continues its crackdown on computer-related offences.
26 Aug 2011
Anonymous hits US military drone manufacturer
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Anonymous hits US military drone manufacturer

Anonymous posts what it claims is 1GB of data from US contractor Vanguard Defense Industries.
22 Aug 2011
Hackers release San Francisco Bart cop data
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Hackers release San Francisco Bart cop data

San Francisco police officer data is dumped online after the city's underground transport agency decides to disable mobile services to prevent protest…
18 Aug 2011
Anonymous and LulzSec dump US police data
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Anonymous and LulzSec dump US police data

Ongoing hacking government hacking campaign targets Law enforcement agencies in 11 states.
8 Aug 2011
UPDATED: Teen charged as LulzSec inquiries continue
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UPDATED: Teen charged as LulzSec inquiries continue

An 18 year old suspected of being a key member of LulzSec is to appear in court today.
1 Aug 2011
Five reasons hacktivists can’t be stopped
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Five reasons hacktivists can’t be stopped

A LulzSec main player may have been apprehended, yet businesses should continue to watch out for hacktivists, as arrests are unlikely to do much.
28 Jul 2011
Anonymous, LulzSec go legal in PayPal war?
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Anonymous, LulzSec go legal in PayPal war?

Anonymous and LulzSec claim success already in attempts to get people to ditch their PayPal accounts.
27 Jul 2011
Anonymous claims 8GB of Italian authority data
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Anonymous claims 8GB of Italian authority data

Hacktivism isn't going away as Anonymous posts 8GB of data purportedly from the body running Italy's national critical IT infrastructure.
26 Jul 2011