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Saturday, August 6, 2011

Hackers Fire Back At US Law Enforcement

Anonymous

Hackers unsympathetic with the last round of Anonymous arrests have brazenly hacked sheriffs' offices in the US:
Last month the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested people alleged to be involved with hactivist collective Anonymous, and now the collective has responded the way it knows best: by hacking into some 70 mostly rural law enforcement websites in the United States, the AP reports, and then releasing the data. According to Gizmodo, hackers with ties to the AntiSec movement released 10 gigs of sensitive data, in what it describes as a "brazen show of solidarity with Anonymous' cause and retribution against an oppressive police system." The Los Angeles Times reports that AntiSec called this cyber attack 'ShootingSheriffsSaturday.'"
I don't know about you, but I've got this sudden craving for popcorn.

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