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Anonymous member claims responsibility for GoDaddy hack

Domain registrar and hosting company GoDaddy is experiencing outages that could potentially affect millions of websites. The issues were first noticed around 10 a.m. PT and have been intermittent since then, a spokesperson for GoDaddy told CBS News. The outages…

Twitter plays down hacker breach, 55,000 accounts posted online

Twitter has launched an investigation after the popular micro-blogging service was breached and details of 55,000 accounts were published on the Internet by hackers. Despite this, it appears that the spoils were spammer accounts with the published usernames and passwords being of…

Symantec offered hacker $50,000 for stolen source code

Anonymous released email exchanges between a member and Symantec yesterday, revealing that the security firm offered them $50,000 in exchange for destroying the source code of pcAnywhere and Norton Antivirus tools, believed to have been obtained by hackers after breaking…

Anonymous hacks FTC website OnGuardOnline.gov

Anonymous continues to target government and film industry websites as part of the so-called operation MegaUpload, in protest of the file sharing service's recent shutdown. As it stands right now top MegaUpload executives, including its controversial founder Kim Dotcom, stand…

Anonymous goes on DDoS rampage after MegaUpload shutdown

The loosely knit online hacker collective went on the rampage yesterday afternoon after news broke that several Megaupload.com staff members had been arrested, including its founder Kim Dotcom. They are accused of online piracy and the popular file sharing service…

Israeli hackers strike back against recent cyber attacks

Pro-Israeli hackers who call themselves "IDF-Team" are attempting to even the score after a recent spate of cyber attacks targeting Israel. On Wednesday, the hackers used distributed denial of service attacks against Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) and the Abu Dhabi Securities…