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Vigilante hackers target the wrong guy

A 59-year-old PG&E employee and his wife were harassed by hackers after they were mistakenly identified as pro-Scientology hackers.

Stockton, California resident John Lawson and his wife Julia began receiving threatening phone calls on Saturday after they were identified as pro-Scientology hackers by a group that is staging a larger attack on the Church of Scientology. The group thought they had caught the hacker who broke into the server that they are using to coordinate attacks against the Church of Scientology for actions to suppress unflattering documents on the Internet. Lawson says the anti-Scientology hackers have the wrong guy and that he barely knows how to use a computer.

Read the full story on the Wired Blog Network: "Anonymous Hackers track saboteur, find and punish the wrong guy"