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

May 16th 2013, 8:57 PM 12,254 Views 84 Comments

“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.

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

Jan 10th 2011, 5:52 PM 1,251 Views 0 Comments

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

Fine Gael website breach: party statement in full
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Fine Gael website breach: party statement in full

Jan 10th 2011, 1:51 PM 611 Views 0 Comments

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

4chan hackers abandon attacks on WikiLeaks 'opponents'
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4chan hackers abandon attacks on WikiLeaks 'opponents'

Dec 11th 2010, 4:49 PM 4,033 Views 0 Comments

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

Supporters launch web attacks as corporate world puts squeeze on WikiLeaks
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Supporters launch web attacks as corporate world puts squeeze on WikiLeaks

Dec 9th 2010, 11:33 AM 1,209 Views 0 Comments

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