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Is the AnonyUpload file-sharing website for real?

In a bizarre marketing move, AnonyUpload explains why it’s rubbish and that it’s not a replacement for MegaUpload.


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Click on an Anonymous link, and you could be DDoS’ing the US government

Anonymous seems to want revenge after the arrest of Megaupload’s founders on piracy charges.

Take care what links you click on, you could be launching a denial-of-service attack against the US government and entertainment industry.


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KISS’s Gene Simmons website DDoS attack: Suspected Anonymous hacker charged

When the website of rock star Gene Simmons fell victim to a denial-of-service attack, the legendary KISS front man vowed revenge.

Now the FBI has arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with the attack.


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Lolita City, and other alleged child porn websites, attacked by Anonymous

The hacktivist collective Anonymous has declared war on internet paedophiles, attacking websites it accuses of carrying child abuse images and videos, and declaring that anyone who hosts, promotes or supports child pornography is a target.


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Hacker’s phone call to police saying he defaced their website.. because he was bored

An AntiSec hacker tells police in a phone call that boredom drove him to hack their website.

Listen for yourself to the call.


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Names and addresses of 25,000 police officers published by Anonymous cell

Police officers are once again finding their names, dates of birth and home addresses have been published on the web.

Meanwhile, over half a million customers of a health insurance company have their personal data put at risk.


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‘Pepper spray’ officer named by Occupy Wall Street activists

Should a New York policeman’s name, address and family details be published on the internet by activists – because he is alleged to have pepper-sprayed Wall Street protestors?


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Homeless hacker ‘Commander X’ pleads not guilty [VIDEO]

The FBI believe that the homeless man they arrested on Thursday was “Commander X”, a member of the People’s Liberation Front (PLF) associated with Anonymous hacktivism.

See “Commander X” defending denial-of-service attacks in a TV news report.


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Homeless hacker arrested by FBI in LulzSec/Anonymous investigation

The FBI has arrested two alleged hackers in San Francisco and Phoenix, believed to be asssociated with the LulzSec and Anonymous hacktivist groups.

And one of them is homeless.


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Anonymous suspects bailed – banned from using online nicknames and IRC

Four men have appeared in court regarding various Anonymous and LulzSec internet attacks, and were granted bail on the condition that they did not use specific online nicknames or Internet Relay Chat.


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Suspected hackers arrested over Anonymous/LulzSec internet attacks

Two men, aged 20 and 24, have been arrested by British police in connection with a series of internet attacks orchestrated by the Anonymous and LulzSec gangs.


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LulzSec hacking suspect denied access.. to his girlfriend

A teenage boy from Chester has been charged by British police in connection with a series of internet attacks by the Anonymous hacktivist group.

Meanwhile, another hacking suspect is denied access.. to his girlfriend.


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Louise Mensch: 59-year-old man arrested in ‘Anonymous email threat’ probe

Police have arrested a 59-year-old man in connection with threats made against a British MP’s children via email and Twitter.


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UK police charge man in connection with Anonymous DDoS attacks

A 22-year-old student has been charged by British police in connection with denial-of-service attacks carried out by the Anonymous hacktivist group.

Which begs the question – Is being an internet hacktivist really worth the risk?


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Anonymous gets dirty, releases nude photos of BART spokesman Linton Johnson

Partially nude photographs of a man said to be Linton Johnson, the chief spokesperson for the San Francisco’s BART, have been released onto the internet in what seems to be the latest outbreak of hostility between the transport network and the Anonymous hacktivist group.


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Louise Mensch MP claims Anonymous threatened her children

British MP Louise Mensch claims that members of the Anonymous and LulzSec hacktivist groups have threatened her children, and demanded that she stop posting on Twitter.


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