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CNN's Twitter and Facebook accounts hacked

Several CNN social media accounts were hacked Thursday, and the Syrian Electronic Army seems to be to blame.

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Real life Mob Wars: MafiaLeaks uses Tor anonymity to battle organized crime

A new site wants to use the power of anonymity to battle organized crime in southern Italy.

Most hack attacks simply seek attention, security expert says

Cyber attacks, such as the recent one on the New York Times, are more about gaining attention than causing damage, according to Akamai.

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Latest cyberwar salvo is kinda lame: Hacker points Syrian telecom site to AT&T, T-Mobile

The website of a Syrian telecommunications provider redirected to AT&T's website and then T-Mobile's on Wednesday, an apparent prank by a hacker who has been probing the country's Internet infrastructure for several days.

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How a DNS hack in Australia took down marquee sites in the US

Twitter, The New York Times and other prominent websites were struck by a powerful cyberattack that continued affecting other websites into Tuesday evening, directing visitors to a site purportedly controlled by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA).

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Middle Eastern 'Molerats' hackers step up attacks

A wave of cyberattacks against Israeli and Middle Eastern targets this summer was the work of a highly active but shadowy hacktivist group that has started using Remote Access Trojans, security firm FireEye has warned.

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WikiLeaks launches library with Kissinger-era intelligence cables

WikiLeaks, best known for its release of secret documents pertaining to U.S. activities in current wars, Monday opened an online database of Henry Kissinger-era cables.

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Hack attack by Anonymous vandalizes North Korea's Twitter and Flickr accounts

North Korea may be making some serious nuclear threats, but it's looking silly after a series of hacks by Anonymous lampoon its leader on official sites and feeds.

South Korea cyberattacks this week hold lessons for U.S.

U.S companies and government agencies can learn from the large-scale disruptions that have hit several banks and media outlets in South Korea in the last 24 hours, security analysts said.

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Bank of America says hackers lifted its data from a partner

Bank of America blamed a data breach on another company that revealed internal emails related to monitoring of hacktivist groups including Anonymous.

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