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File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Prosecutors: Hacker Helps Government Disrupt Hundreds Of Cyberattacks On Congress, NASA

A prolific computer hacker who infiltrated the servers of major corporations later switched sides and helped the government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets, according to federal prosecutors.

05/26/2014

Israel is looking to hire university students to post pro-Israel messages on social media networks — without needing to identify themselves as government-linked, officials said Wednesday. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

Israeli Government Hiring Students To Post Anonymous Pro-Israel Messages On Social Media

Israel is looking to hire university students to post pro-Israel messages on social media networks — without needing to identify themselves as government-linked, officials said Wednesday.

08/14/2013

View of the Facebook homepage taken in Washington on May 6, 2012. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Anonymous Claims To Have Hacked Facebook’s Website

A notorious hacking group claims on Twitter that it hacked Facebook’s website which caused outages and slowdowns for a few hours Thursday night.

06/01/2012

A protester. wearing an Anonymous Guy Fawkes mask and holding a placard, takes part in a demonstration against controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)(credit: Hrvoje Polan/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Anonymous’ Hackers Claim Attack On American Tear Gas Company

Hackers loyal to the Anonymous movement say they’ve broken into the website of a U.S. tear gas company whose ammunition has been used against demonstrators in Egypt and elsewhere.

02/14/2012

The CIA website when it was taken down.

Anonymous Brings Down CIA Website

A popular, anonymous group claimed that the group had successfully taken down the CIA’s website earlier today.

02/10/2012

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