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The Pirate Bay: Anonymous not behind DDoS attack

A DDoS attack that has successfully knocked feared file-sharing giant The Pirate Bay offline for more than a day was not the work of Anonymous, despite rumors to the contrary.
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Anonymous targets Virgin Media, TalkTalk

Hacktivist group Anonymous began attacking two UK-based internet service providers this week in retaliation for their blocking popular torrent site, The Pirate Bay.
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Survey says: Anonymous is the most feared threat by IT professionals

According to a recent survey, IT professionals in the US and Europe fear organized hacking organizations like Anonymous greatly.
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Anonymous attack official F1 website in protest of violent Bahraini government

Amid growing civil unrest, Anonymous "hacktivists" have taken aim at the Bahraini government for continued violence against its people by shutting down the official Formula 1 website.
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Sorry, Anonymous: Pastebin to crack down on ‘sensitive material’ leaks

Owner of Anonymous-approved mass-text posting site Pastebin plans to hire staffers to help weed out "sensitive material" from its site.
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Rise of the hacktivist: Activists now outsteal the thieves

A new report on data breaches finds that hacktivists, not traditional cybercriminals, nabbed 58 percent of stolen data in 2011. Is this a sea-change in attacks, and what does it mean for everyday technology users?
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SourceForge drops Anonymous-OS, developer still insists it’s safe

The controversial Anonymous-OS software is no longer available for download via SourceForge, following recent reports of security concerns.
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Anonymous-OS is here, but you probably shouldn’t download it

An operating system named Anonymous-OS, complete with a suite of dubious security applications installed, has been made available for download, however it has been accused of also containing viruses designed to compromise the system on…
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Anonymous’ open letter to Sabu: How does it feel to be a traitor?

Hacker group Anonymous responds to Sabu's betrayal the best way it knows how: by hacking another site to post its message to the fellow hacktivist.
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FBI: LulzSec leader ‘Sabu’ faces up to 124 years in prison

Hector Xavier Monsegur, known as "Sabu," may have betrayed his fellow hackers to the FBI — but he still faces a maximum sentence of 124 years in prison.
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LulzSec leader Sabu turns traitor, gives up alleged members to FBI

The FBI has reportedly beheaded infamous hacker group LulzSec thanks to the group's leader, Hector "Sabu" Monsegur, who turned informant after his arrest last summer.
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Interpol website down after announcing arrests of 25 suspected Anonymous in Europe and Latin America

On Tuesday, Interpol announced the largest round-up of Anonymous suspects; 25 arrests in Europe and Latin America. Shortly after, the Interpol website went, and has stayed Tango Down.