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# Anonymous

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Anonymous takes over website of Argentina's Bureau Of Statistics
The hacker collective said it took over the website to protest government “lies”, after dubious new inflation figures.
The Mire's review of the year's news... skewed
Government response to Anonymous cheers everyone up; Heathrow goes green; Irish people want to escape to prisons; Love/Hate Christmas special: This was 2012 according to The Mire
British student convicted over Anonymous PayPal hacking
Prosecutors said the assault on PayPal had cost the company €4.3 million in loss of trading as well as updates to fend off similar attacks.
Swedish government sites attacked after Pirate Bay host is raided
Two government websites were attacked – one by a DDoS attack, the other defaced with profane messages.
Japan introduces new illegal downloading laws with prison terms
Those convicted of illegal downloading could face two years in jail, or fines of about €20,000.
'Weed? I'd legalise immediately': Anonymous Garda invites people to 'ask me anything'
Find out what this Garda thinks of travellers, shutting down house parties, and what sauce is best at the chipper…
Want to humiliate your mates on national television? Look no further...
… while we’re at it, let’s have a look at Mike Murphy’s Candid Camera best bits.
Trolls beware: YouTube want you to comment using your real name
Video site YouTube has started asking users to provide their real names when commenting. Some of the reasons they allow you to give for declining prove interesting.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
Ireland linked with move to New York at Michael Ballack's expense
“Why would you go for a no-name player who no one knows,” was the response of Ballack’s agent.
Vatican launches rare criminal probe into leaks
The Vatican is investigating the leak of confidential documents that allege corruption and financial mismanagement among Holy See officials.
Anonymous claims responsibility for attack on Vatican website
The website of the Holy See was inaccessible for hours, with Anonymous demanding a revision to the Lateran Treaty.
Interpol website hacked after arrest of 25 suspected Anonymous members
Those arrested – aged between 17 and 25 – are suspected of planning cyber-attacks against several South American and European institutions. Interpol’s website went down following news of the arrests.
WikiLeaks, Anonymous collaborate to release emails from intelligence firm
Some five million emails from the Stratfor intelligence firms appear to have been obtained when Anonymous struck in December.
Anonymous says it has taken down the website of the C.I.A.
The hactivists have been quick to claim credit for crashing
Hacked FBI-Met Police call refers to intelligence sharing with Irish authorities
A conversation between police in the UK and FBI agents in the US has been hacked and posted online by the Anonymous hacking collective today.
Government website passwords obtained by Anonymous hacker
A ‘hacktivist’ from the Anonymous movement accesses and publishes website passwords of staff of the Department of Foreign Affairs.
‘Whole government response to threat’ following #OpIreland cyber attack
The Department of Justice has confirmed it was subject to a Distributed Denial of Service attack overnight.
Government websites taken offline in Anonymous #OpIreland attack
Hacktivists from the Anonymous collective attack the Department of Justice and Finance websites over plans for the so-called ‘Irish SOPA’.
Wolves and Wahlberg: The week in quotes
They said what? looks back at the week in words.
Anonymous hackers target US security think tank Stratfor
Thousands of personal details and credit card information were stolen from the Stratfor site, according to hackers.
Facebook falls victim to hardcore pornography 'spam attack'
Thousands of users report seeing their timelines clog up with hardcore porn – the potential work of the Anonymous group.
What are the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York?
As demonstrations spread to Boston and San Fransciso, read’s guide to the Occupy Wall Street protests.
Teenagers arrested over Fine Gael website hack released without charge
Two teenagers were arrested yesterday in connection with the hacking of Fine Gael’s website last January.
Anonymous hacks San Francisco subway site over mobile network closure
Authorities disabled the mobile phone coverage inside the city’s underground system to try and counter a series of protests.
Anonymous hacker: Plot to 'kill Facebook' is a misunderstanding
A hacker claiming to have begun ‘Operation Facebook’ says the plan had been abandoned before a video about it was released.
Anonymous threatens to "destroy" Facebook on 5 November
Hacking group has issued online warnings against the social network, which it calls the “medium of communication you all so dearly adore”.
Saudi Arabia pulls Syrian ambassador as Anonymous hacks government site
King Abdullah condemns Syria’s crackdown on protesters, as the website of the Ministry of Defence is taken down.
Anonymous 'hacked into 70 US law enforcement websites'
The sites targeted appear to mainly be sheriffs’ offices in US cities.
Twenty-one hacker arrests worldwide
Three teenagers were among those arrested as part of a worldwide investigation into the actions of groups like Anonymous, AntiSec and LulzSec.
Anonymous hackers release 90,000 military email logins and 'French Nazi' phone numbers
The ‘hacktivist’ group breaches the website of a military contractor as part of its ‘military meltdown Monday’.
Hacker group Anonymous warns UK police and judges to 'brace' themselves
A senior figure within Anonymous is thought to have given a warning that ‘tomorrow is the beginning’.
After poking fun at Mastercard, Wikileaks now plans to sue too
‘Watching the world change as a result of your work……priceless’: Wikileaks releases spoof video ahead of legal challenge to Mastercard and Visa.