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Minority Report is real: FBI wants to use social networks to prevent future crime

The FBI is looking into the creation of a new application that would allow them to not only monitor on-going threats, but also predict potential terrorist attacks and other crimes before they even happen. Here's everything you need to know, and why you should…

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Anonymous shuts down federal and music industry sites as vengeance for MegaUpload; UPDATE: FBI.gov taken down

In response to the government's move against MegaUpload, Anonymous has successfully attacked a handful of federal and industry domains, including the Department of Justice.

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Anonymous exposes data from neo-Nazi hunt on new ‘Nazi-Leaks’ site

Anonymous hacktivists continue to wage war on neo-Nazi, creating WikiLeaks based 'Nazi-Leaks' portal to expose data from the hunt.

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Anonymous releases credit card, email data stolen from Stratfor

With 2011 coming to a close, Anonymous has been incredibly busy over the past year with continued attacks on both government agencies and private companies.

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Digital Trends looks back on 2011

Check out the technology headlines that stuck with our editorial staff this year.

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Anonymous says it breached SpecialForces.com

Members of Anonymous say they gathered thousands of passwords and credit card records from SpecialForces.com months ago...but only mention it now to celebrate the holidays.

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Anonymous claims – and denies – responsibility for Stratfor breach

Attackers nabbed a client list for think tank Strategic Forecasting, and Anonymous has claimed - and denied - responsibility.

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Anonymous makes charitable donations using stolen credit card details

Christmas is said to be a time of giving, except that for hacking group Anonymous it appears to involve the use of other people's credit cards. The group, which appears to have recently hacked servers belonging to security think tank Stratfor, is said to be…

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Anonymous turns its attention to the U.S. Senate over controversial bill

A controversial bill that recently cleared the Senate has enraged many—including the hacktivist group Anonymous.

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Facebook: Browser bug, not Anonymous, behind sex and violence spam attack

Facebook's problem with spam that spread images of graphic violence and hardcore pornography was the result of browser vulnerability, the company says. Hacker collective Anonymous was not behind the attack, which is now mostly under control.

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Facebook spam virus bombarding users with graphic images of violence, hardcore porn

Facebook accounts are being flooded with graphic images of violence and hardcore pornography thanks to a new spam virus that's currently sweeping across the social network.

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Anonymous threatens to expose Mexican drug cartel over kidnapping [update]

War of the underworlds: Hacker group Anonymous has threatened to expose the identities of members of the violent Mexican drug cartel Los Zetas after the gang kidnapped one of its members.

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Anonymous threatens to destroy Fox News on Guy Fawkes Day

With the Occupy Wall Street movement continuing to grow around the United States in various cities, hackers within Anonymous are targeting a news network over coverage of the protests.

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Anonymous wages war on ‘darknet’ hidden pedophiles, 40+ websites down

Anonymous versus pedos. The hacktivist group wages war on pedophiles hiding using a 'darknet'

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Hackers leak Citigroup CEO’s personal data after Occupy Wall Street arrests

Addresses, phone numbers and other personal data of Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit have been leaked by hacker group CabinCr3w after two dozen Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested at a Citibank location.

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