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Anonymous threatens the New York Stock Exchange

With the Occupy Wall Street protests gaining traction around the nation, the hacking collective known as Anonymous issued a statement about a planned attack for the financial district of New York City.

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Video: Anonymous announces global plans

Another new message from Anonymous announces plans to spread the group's movement.

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FBI arrests Anonymous and LulzSec suspects

Two men suspected to be involved with the Anonymous and LulzSec collectives have been taken into custody as search warrants continue to be issued.

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Q&A: The notorious Kevin Mitnick on hacking, ethics, and the future of tech

When most Anonymous members were still wearing diapers, Kevin Mitnick was fleeing from the FBI on hacking charges that would eventually land him in solitary confinement. Now clean and on the straight and narrow, the author of Ghost in the Wires tells us about…

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Anonymous releases Twitter tool to take over trending topics

Anonymous hackers have released custom software that allows users to "hijack" Twitter's trending topics.

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Scotland Yard nabs two hackers who posed as 16 year-old ‘Kayla’

More hackers have been caught this week thanks to an international police effort to crackdown on hacktivism. Scotland Yard has apprehended two men they believe are connected to the notorious hactivist groups LulzSec and Anonymous. The two are suspected of…

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Anonymous leaks 3GB of Texas law enforcement data

Rife with internal documents, personal information, private exchanges and embarassing emails, Anonymous dumped a massive amount of data today specific to communication within Texas police departments.

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Anonymous boosts Time Warner profits with Guy Fawkes masks

Anti-corporate hacktivist group Anonymous has helped make the Guy Fawkes mask the most popular mask on Amazon, which indirectly boosts the profits of Time Warner, the company that owns the rights to the mask. Ironic, yes. But is it really news?

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Nokia developer network hacked for personal information

Nokia's developer network has been compromised, with members' personal information falling into attackers' hands.

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Anonymous attacks BART for cell phone censorship

Hacktivist group Anonymous is fighting back against San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit System, which blocked cell phone an Wi-Fi access last week in an attempt to subdue a protest against its police force.

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Operation Facebook video is likely fake, but Anonymous’ mission to ‘kill’ is not

While the video claiming Anonymous will "kill" Facbook on November 5 appears to be fake — or, at least, unauthorized — members of the hacker group still plan to attack.

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Anonymous’ new agenda is Operation Facebook

Facebook is the latest entity to join Anonymous' hit list.

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Syrian hackers retaliate and take down Anonymous social network AnonPlus

Earlier this morning we reported how Anonymous had hacked the website of Syria’s Ministry of Defense, and replaced the official homepage with images of citizen unrest and brutality by authorities. Now AnonPlus, Anonymous’s social network has been…

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Anonymous hackers deface Syria’s Ministry of Defense website

Anonymous members have hacked the website of Syria's Ministry of Defense, and replaced the official homepage with images of citizen unrest and brutality by authorities.

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AntiSec hackers release data from over 50 law enforcement agencies

Potentially placing the lives of police informants in danger, the group of hackers known as AntiSec released a large amount of private data allegedly obtained from law enforcement agencies.

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