In retaliation to Demonoid's demise, Anonymous has begun its own denial of service attacks against the Ukrainian government.
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Wikileaks has been fighting a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack since last week. The organization saw a similar attack in May 2012. That one lasted four days. This one has been going on for five days, and counting.
Demonoid, one of the biggest torrent sites, was taken down on July 25 by a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Ukrainian officials then made sure the servers remained inaccessible, and now the owners are reportedly under criminal investigation in Mexico.
The Reuters News blogging platform was hacked on Friday and a false interview with a Syrian rebel leader was posted. It turns out Reuters was using an outdated version of WordPress, suggesting the hackers got in by exploiting a known security hole.
Demonoid, one of the biggest torrent sites, was taken down on July 25 by a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Ukrainian officials then made sure the servers remained inaccessible, apparently to show the U.S. it is taking intellectual property rights seriously.
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The Reuters blogging platform was hacked on Friday. The ReutersTech Twitter account was hacked on Sunday. The two events appear to be related; in both cases, fake news was posted in relation to the currently ongoing Syrian Civil War.
Gizmodo's Twitter account was recently hacked, after a former employee's iCloud account was breached, and all his Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, MacBook Air) were remotely wiped. It turns out the hacker didn't even have to get the password: he just tricked Apple's tech support.
Cybercriminals are using false news about the USA Women's Gymnastics Team at the 2012 Olympics to push malware. Despite the claims, Gabrielle Douglas, who won a Gold Medal in Women's Gymnastics All Around, did not test positive for doping.
Gizmodo's Twitter account was hacked today. It was breached through a former employee's Twitter account, which appears to have been hacked first.