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Anonymous gives Syrian Ministry of Defence website a redesign

Anonymous gives Syrian Ministry of Defence website a redesign

By 8 August 2011

Anonymous went all out with its latest hack, completely transforming the Syrian Ministry of Defence website into a set of videos and links that pointed to the actions of leader Bashar Al-Assad. Inside the redesigned site's source code was a message from... >>

Pottermore hit by dark magic ahead of big launch

Pottermore hit by dark magic ahead of big launch

By 5 August 2011

Harry Potter and his chums are under attack - but this time it's not You Know Who and the Death Eaters, it's crafty cyber criminals looking to cash in on the anticipation ahead of the big Pottermore launch in October. GFI Lab's Christopher Boyd has exposed... >>

Fake Facebook date ends in robbery

Fake Facebook date ends in robbery

By 1 August 2011

A supermarket manager has been the victim of a blind date sting on Facebook, which culminated in him being gagged and blind folded whilst the criminals ransacked his Carrefour branch. Admittedly, for some, being blind folded and gagged is the ideal end... >>

Anonymous and LulzSec mount anti PayPal campaign

Anonymous and LulzSec mount anti PayPal campaign

By 27 July 2011

Pastebin, the hackers favourite text hosting website, has become home to a written plea, from LulzSec and Anonymous, for readers to close down their PayPal accounts.  The FBI continues to crack down on internet based hacking groups, something which... >>

Anonymous to create own social network after Google+ banning

Anonymous to create own social network after Google+ banning

By 18 July 2011

Anonymous is to create its own social network called anonplus in response to the recent removal of its page from Google+.   Your Anon News was removed from Google's social network after a violation of its community standards. Soon after a splash page... >>

Apple store webcam artist has home raided by secret agents

Apple store webcam artist has home raided by secret agents

By 11 July 2011

An artist, who was using a program to remotely capture and upload pictures of people testing out Apple computers across New York, has had his home raided by the secret service. Kyle McDonald created the project entitled People Staring at Computers as... >>

Fox News has Twitter feed hacked - claims Obama is dead

Fox News has Twitter feed hacked - claims Obama is dead

By 4 July 2011

Following an alleged hack by members of Anonymous, Fox News had posted a tweet that claimed US president Barack Obama had been shot dead. The tweet, which read: "BREAKING NEWS: President @BarackObama assassinated, 2 gunshot wounds have proved too much.... >>

Anonymous targets Apple in latest hack

Anonymous targets Apple in latest hack

By 4 July 2011

With the PSN all but restored and LulzSec gone quiet, you would be forgiven for thinking that the Summer hackathon was over. Not so..it now looks like Anonymous has gone and hacked the mighty Apple. Before you get too excited, no there wasn't any details... >>

FBI LulzSec raids continue - Iowa women gets visit

FBI LulzSec raids continue - Iowa women gets visit

By 29 June 2011

The LulzSec hacking group may have pronounced its retirement a few days back, but that won't stop the FBI and other international police forces from pursuing the individuals involved. One suspected member, Ryan Cleary, has been released on bail after... >>

LulzSec gets political with Arizona police hack

LulzSec gets political with Arizona police hack

By 24 June 2011

In recent times we've seen technology blogs inundated with stories of the latest hack from LulzSec. Only earlier this week there was news that the outfit had potentially lost its leader dominated headlines. It looks like it didn't. The hacking outfit... >>