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WikiLeaks recovers from massive DDoS attack

WikiLeaks recovers from massive DDoS attack

WikiLeaks has recovered from a massive DDoS attack that lasted three days, during which it had to shift much of its content to mirror sites. It's unclear which hacker group or individual may be responsible for the attack, but a former Anonymous member by the name Nyre has already claimed credit for a similar DDoS attack on The Pirate Bay earlier this week that lasted over 24 hours.

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Pirate Bay hit with DDoS attack

Pirate Bay hit with DDoS attack

Torrent website The Pirate Bay has been the target of just about every authority around the globe that fights copyright infringement and piracy. Recently courts in Europe have ordered that the website be blocked by ISPs and people who use the site are finding it increasingly difficult to access. The Pirate Bay is now fighting an attack that has taken it off-line for many users, which is something authorities had a difficult time doing.

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Anonymous targets music industry with AnonTune

Anonymous targets music industry with AnonTune

Just yesterday we saw Anonymous creating their own alternative to Pastebin, AnonPaste, and now a group of coders affiliated with the shadowy group have announced that they’re planning to create an anonymous streaming music service. The service, called AnonTune, is in early development, but the goal is to pull in music from across the internet and let users listen anonymously.

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Anonymous supplants Pastebin with AnonPaste

Anonymous supplants Pastebin with AnonPaste

A hack a day keeps the government at bay? Maybe, maybe not. When Anonymous does crawl out from behind the curtains of the internet, they like to dump their prizes and valuable information to Pastebin. Naturally, Pastebin didn’t take too kindly to its service being used that way, and pledged to delete posts which it considered to be abusing the service. Not only that, Pastebin has been blocked in several countries. What’s an Anonymous to do? Simple! Create your own service.

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Anonymous China hacks government websites in protest

Anonymous China hacks government websites in protest

Looks like those hacktivists are at it again. Anonymous has defaced even more websites, although the legion of hackers seems to be branching out, with this attack being perpetrated by Chinese Anonymous members. Hundreds of Chinese government websites have been defaced in the usual spectacular fashion. Dumps full of emails and phone numbers have also hit the internet via Pastebin, as well as instructions by the group on how to bypass the Great Firewall of China.

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Pastebin no longer safe haven for Hackers

Pastebin no longer safe haven for Hackers

The folks at the favorite info-dumping site of groups such as what once was LulzSec and the still very active Anonymous have announced they'll be cutting back on so-called "sensitive" posts. Pastebin has been a fabulous place for those with no wish to be tracked to their source to post information that could lead to law-breaking activities. That's not what the site was originally made for, but what it's become rather famous for over the past few months and years. The current owner, Jeroen Vader, has pledged to cut down on the amount of uses of the site which constitute "abuse" as set by their own rules.

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PSA: Anonymous ‘Internet Blackout’ a false lead

PSA: Anonymous ‘Internet Blackout’ a false lead

The hacker group known as Anonymous has been tipped to be initiating a project called "GlobalBlackOut" which would hypothetically knock out the vast majority of the HTTP internet. Though the text posted to PasteBin does appear to be an official Anonymous release, setting in motion wheels which would eventually lead to a March 31st attack on the pillars that hold up the greater web, not all is as it seems. Anonymous' own @anonops Twitter account dismissed the attack as a falsehood last month.

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LulzSec returns: hacks military dating website

LulzSec returns: hacks military dating website

Members of LulzSec may have been arrested earlier in the month by the FBI, but that doesn’t stop others picking up the name and running with it. A group of hacktivists calling themselves LulzSec Reborn yesterday hacked into dating website Military Singles. They managed to gather information on 170,937 accounts, and dumped all the email addresses and passwords for others to download.

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