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Thomson Reuters employee indicted for aiding hackers: court filing

U.S. prosecutors obtained an indictment on Thursday accusing Matthew Keys, deputy social media editor at, of aiding the group Anonymous to hack into a Tribune Co website.


Anonymous hacks MIT in honor of Aaron Swartz

Anonymous added its tribute to the many online memorials honoring Aaron Swartz, hacking into and temporarily taking over the MIT website to eulogize the programmer and Internet activist and call for computer crime law reform.


HACKER WAR ON ASSAD: Anonymous Vows Cyber 'Take Down' of Syria, Allies


An Internet blackout and complete lack of phone service has not stopped the infamous international hacker group Anonymous from its cyberwar on the Syrian regime. The hacker group, which has been credited with online attacks on governments, international banks and even the CIA, claims it is retaliating against the embattled regime of Bashar al-Assad, which it believes had shut down online and cellphone access this week, perhaps in preparation for a major offensive.


NBC sites hacked by 'pyknic'; quickly restored

Several NBC websites were hacked on Sunday by a person or group calling itself "pyknic" and suggesting a possible link to the cyber-attack group Anonymous.


How to create a fake identity and stay anonymous online

You don't need to have evil motives for wanting to fake your identity or go incognito online; for many people, it's a matter of privacy and avoiding spammers and scammers. Thankfully, there are a great many tools for staying anonymous online.


Anonymous defaces website of court that convicted Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot

Hackers have demonstrated support for Pussy Riot, defacing the website of the court that recently convicted the band. The group Anonymous Russia offered an unambiguous opinion on the punks' two-year sentencing, posting Pussy Riot's new single and declaring: "Wake up, comrades!"


FBI arrests three suspected LulzSec hackers: source

LulzSec Hackers Charged

One of the world's most-wanted cyber hackers secretly became an FBI informant last year and helped bring in five other suspected leaders of the loose-knit international Anonymous group who were charged with computer crimes on Tuesday.


Anonymous hacks US sites to protest treaty

Cyber rebels from Anonymous announced Friday the group has carried out a new series of attacks against U.S. government websites to protest a global copyright treaty. Anonymous said in a statement posted to the Internet that it had attacked websites for the Federal Trade Commission's consumer protection business center and the National Consumer Protection Week.


Hackers post W.Va. police officers' personal info

Hackers affiliated with the Anonymous hacking group obtained more than 150 police officers' personal information from an old website for the West Virginia Chiefs of Police Association and posted...


Anonymous releases FBI, Scotland Yard call


Perpetual gadflies Anonymous released a recording between agents at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Scotland Yard on Friday in which the two agencies discuss anti-hacking operations.


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