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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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New Stuxnet whodunit: Malware existed two years earlier than anyone knew

Symantec researchers report uncovering an earlier version of the computer virus -- one from 2005. The virus was later found to have inflicted damage on Iran's nuclear enrichment program.

By February 26, 2013

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Verizon: Hacktivists stole 100 million+ records in 2011

Hacktivists emerge as a big threat in 2011, targeting large organizations and stealing more records than financially motivated criminals, report finds.

By March 21, 2012

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Hackers release credit card, other data from Stratfor breach

Latest data dump purportedly includes 860,000 e-mail addresses and 75,000 unencrypted credit card numbers.

By December 30, 2011

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Hacker launches volunteer program for security professionals

Hackers for Charity founder Johnny Long hopes computer and security skills can break the cycle of poverty and keep Uganda from becoming another Nigeria.

By August 8, 2011

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WikiLeaks app yanked from Apple's App Store

A newly released app displaying feeds from the controversial whistleblower site has been removed by Apple from the App Store, according to the developer.

By December 21, 2010

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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