A man from Wisconsin was sentenced for participating in a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack by hacker group Anonymous on a Kansas company. Rosol, who pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of accessing a protected computer, was sentenced to two years of federal probation and ordered to pay US$183,000 in restitution, the Department of Justice said in a statement.
I'm not what you'd call a political activist by any stretch but I have to admit I'm pretty impressed by this
Anonymous Helps Researchers Link Hackers To Chinese Army
Good for them. I've been getting pretty pi**ed off lately about these reports of constant cyber attacks originating from China and now the mid-east against government and business networks in democratic nations.
Bitcoin is undergoing a classic correction after quintupling in price over the past 30 days. The currency, which was trading as high as $265 earlier today on Mt. Gox, plummeted and is now trading at around $150.
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Written by: David Heath | Published in: SecurityIn a protest against mooted federal data retention laws, hackers claiming to represent the international hacktivist group Anonymous defaced ten Queensland government websites over the past few days. They threaten more is to come.