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Radio Free Europe DDOS attack latest by hactivists

Security researcher sees rise in hactivism after Radio Free Europe gets knocked out by distributed denial of service attack.

By May 1, 2008

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Anonymous fails to shut down live streams of Obama address

The online hactivist collective had vowed to block online broadcasts of the president's speech over issues not mentioned in his address.

By February 12, 2013

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Anonymous urges PayPal boycott, condemns FBI

The hactivist group expresses outrage at the FBI following recent arrests and exhorts PayPal users to drop the "corrupt and greedy" service for its actions against WikiLeaks.

By July 27, 2011

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Anonymous lashes out at Norway massacre suspect

Dubbed Operation UnManifest, the hactivist network's latest campaign is aimed at discrediting the manifesto of Anders Behring Breivik, accused of murdering dozens of people in Norway last week.

By July 25, 2011

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Anonymous still accessing, downloading NATO data

In an interview published today, a person claiming to belong to the "hactivist" group Anonymous tells CBS News that the organization plans to release all the data it has on NATO.

By July 22, 2011

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Ukrainian hackers claim takedown of NATO Web sites

A "significant" DDoS attack targeted NATO sites but did not affect the integrity of the organization's systems, a spokesperson says.

By March 16, 2014

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British spy unit reportedly hit Anonymous with DDoS attacks

A UK communications intelligence agency unit used a popular cyberattack method against hacktivist groups, according to documents Edward Snowden supplied to NBC News.

By February 4, 2014

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Israel government Web sites hit by hacker blitz

Government says its Web sites have experienced 44 million hacking attempts but only one successful breach.

By November 18, 2012

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White House debuts 'enhanced' streaming for SOTU speech

Besides showing the president's State of the Union speech in real time, the government is also displaying various policy charts, stats, and data on its augmented live stream.

By February 12, 2013

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Anonymous intends to block Webcasts of State of the Union

Hacktivist group says it is unhappy that the president will not be addressing issues such as Aaron Swartz, Bradley Manning, and wireless wiretaps.

By February 12, 2013