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Anonymous trio arrested in PSN case

Police investigating April’s PSN security breach have made three arrests in Spain. Spong reports that Spanish officers "have identified the three detainees as leaders of the Spanish section of a group that calls itself Anonymous". It is alleged that one of those detained was in possession of a computer server …

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Square confirms website hacks

Publisher Square Enix has confirmed that a number of its websites have been infiltrated by a group of unnamed hackers. It emerged last week that both the official Eidos website and the portal for upcoming game Deus Ex: Human Revolution were accessed and later taken down. Emails and CVs from …

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Anonymous accused of hacking Deus Ex site

Notorious hacker group Anonymous has been accused of being behind an online assault on Thursday that brought down both the Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Eidos websites. Krebonsecurity reports that both sites temporarily displayed an erroneous banner reading "Owned by Chippy1337" and were then downed for several hours. The unfolding …

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Now Anonymous website is under attack

It has been right at the centre of the controversy surrounding the PSN outage, but now Anonymous has itself become the victim of cyber warfare. The Financial Times reports that AnonOps.net (which is currently inaccessible) has been defaced with obscenities. In addition, the names and details of some 500 Anonymous …

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Anonymous remains embroiled in PSN debate

A report in The Financial Times has claimed that "two veterans" of hacker group Anonymous have admitted that some of its members were likely behind the PSN outage. It is said that "an individual or handful of supporters" took it upon themselves to further Anonymous’ ‘OpSony’ campaign by hacking into …

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Anonymous denies Sony allegations

Activist group Anonymous has once again denied any involvement in the much publicised PSN hack, despite accusations from Sony to the contrary. As part of its explanation of the event surrounding PSN, Sony says that the intruders left a file on its SOE servers entitled ‘Anonymous’ containing the words ‘We …

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Sony accuses Anonymous in PSN hack case

The fanatical online activist group Anonymous has been named by Sony as a suspect of the PlayStation Network data breach. We discovered that the intruders had planted a file on one of our Sony Online Entertainment servers named ‘Anonymous’ with the words ‘We are Legion’,” the company said. The "we …

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Anonymous ‘suspends’ Sony attacks

The cyberwar declared on Sony by online activists Anonymous has been temporarily suspended, the group has confirmed. Sony yesterday admitted for the first time that revert outages to both its range of websites and PSN were caused by hostile actions. "We are currently investigating, including the possibility of targeted behaviour …

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Anonymous gets personal with Sony

An online campaign has been unleashed against Sony as hacker community ‘Anonymous’ vows to avenge what they see as the rough treatment of PS3 hacker Geohotz. Earlier this week Anonymous stated: "Congratulations, Sony. You have now received the undivided attention of Anonymous. Your recent legal action against our fellow hackers, …

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Hacker group ‘Anonymous’ targets Sony

Notorious hacker group Anonymous has publicly threatened Sony, after the firm launched legal action against two file sharers in the US. The two hackers, called GeoHot and Graf_Chokolo, are being sued for sharing jail broken PS3 codes It is the latest move in Operation Payback, the organisation’s mission to retaliate …

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