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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.


Hacker group 'Anonymous' takes aim at SOTU online broadcast


Infamous hacker group Anonymous plans to sabotage online broadcasts of President Obama's State of the Union address tonight. In a statement released this morning, the group said it would form a “virtual blockade” between Capitol Hill and the Internet in retaliation for a laundry list of grievances including the...


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.


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.


Anonymous takes down Department of Justice and Universal Music

Department of Justice Website Hacked

After a Department of Justice-executed raid today on the file sharing site Megaupload, hackers aligned with the online collective Anonymous have shut down the websites for both the DoJ and Universal Music Group, the largest record company in America.


How Hackers Take Over Web Sites with SQL Injection / DDoS

Even if you’ve only loosely followed the events of the hacker groups Anonymous and LulzSec, you’ve probably heard about web sites and services being hacked, like the infamous Sony hacks. Have you ever wondered how they do it?


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