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From TheJournal.ie Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for "cowardly and vindictive" attacks Hacktivists

Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for "cowardly and vindictive" attacks

“You cared nothing for the privacy of others but did everything you could through your computer activities to hide your own identities while seeking publicity,” a judge told the four men.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Fears over the spread of new forms of deadly MRSA and E.coli bugs; checkout worker takes Tesco to court over lottery row; and Stephen Fry’s suicide fears.

From TheJournal.ie 2,000 users’ details taken in Fine Gael website breach Fine Gael

2,000 users’ details taken in Fine Gael website breach

The party confirms that 2,000 details had their emails, mobiles and IP addresses taken, as the FBI is called in to investigate.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael website breach: party statement in full Fine Gael

Fine Gael website breach: party statement in full

The full text of the party’s statement on the “hacking crime” that saw the details of almost 2,000 people compromised.

From TheJournal.ie 4chan hackers abandon attacks on WikiLeaks 'opponents' Anonymous

4chan hackers abandon attacks on WikiLeaks 'opponents'

The Anonymous gathering of ‘hacktivists’ instead decide to spread WikiLeaks’ documents as much as is possible.

From TheJournal.ie Supporters launch web attacks as corporate world puts squeeze on WikiLeaks Wikileaks

Supporters launch web attacks as corporate world puts squeeze on WikiLeaks

Who’s who in the WikiLeaks cyber war as Visa, Mastercard, Paypal and other major corporations hit by ‘hactivists’.