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North Korea social media hacked

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If you were keeping track of some official North Korean social media accounts and saw some odd posts from them, that wasn’t a mistake. Apparently they were hacked. Notably, the North’s Uriminzokkiri Twitter and Flickr accounts were hit, and ceased sending out typical posts depicting Kim Jong Un with the military. Instead, a picture posted Thursday on the North’s Flickr ...

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Even Michelle Obama Vulnerable to Hacking


This week my mother was talking about ID theft. Several of her friends had their credit card information stolen and used. Fortunately, the credit card companies caught the fraud and helped each cancel the accounts. Mom is worried about her own credit and the safety of her accounts. And well she should be. Yesterday it was reported that even the ...

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Anonymous takes credit for attack on DOJ website

Anonymous hacks DOJ

As a show of support for recently deceased Reddit founder Aaron Swartz, hacker group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for hacking into the Department of Justice’s Sentencing Commission website. The DOJ Sentencing Commission website, went dark Saturday morning after a hacking attack by a group of hackers identifying themselves as Anonymous. The group has taken credit for several online attacks ...

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Hacktivist group Anonymous changes mind

In recent videos by the hacker group “Anonymous”, threats were leveled at web sites owned by the likes of Facebook, the U.N. and several banks if the file sharing site was not restored. Now the group says that the announcements were only to raise awareness and that no attacks will occur, but that #opglobalblackout (operation global blackout) is still ...

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Another Government Site Down –

Anonymous Hackers are at it again.  This time they have taken down – The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) guardian website.  The group left a message to all US lawmakers: “If SOPA/PIPA/ACTA passes we will wage a relentless war against the corporate internet, destroying dozens upon dozens of government and company websites. As you are reading this we are amassing ...

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Hacker group Anonymous to target Facebook on Jan 28th

In a plea to have Americans join in the Anonymous cause, the hacker group has requested that computer users show solidarity with them by participating in a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack upon on the 28th. The attack requires that anyone that wants to participate install a specific malevolent tool and aim them at the social networking site ...

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Hacker group "Anonymous" to hold internet, banks, UN hostage [Video]

Tens of millions of Americans may feel the wrath of the infamous hacker group “Anonymous” as they threaten phase one of  “Operation Global Blackout” over the recent shutdown of file sharing site The video states that Anonymous has gained access to servers at several banks, the U.N., Microsoft’s XBoxLive, Playstation Networ, Facebook, Twitter and more. While the video makes ...

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Cyber Attacks Threaten World Oil Supply

Computers control nearly all aspects of the worlds oil supply today. Increasingly, they are coming under more and more frequent and carefully planned cyber attacks. Hackers conduct industrial espionage and threaten potential global havoc through oil supply disruption. “If anybody gets into the area where you can control opening and closing of valves, or release valves, you can imagine what ...

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Julian Assange is Even More Dangerous Than You Have Heard

WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange is an obvious security threat to the United States and its allies.  The media is reporting on all the leaked documents on the Iraq/Afgahnistan wars and more recently, the State Department’s diplomatic cables.  What we’re not hearing is the more grave threat Assange represents if he falls into enemy hands. So far, the leaked documents are ...

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