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# anonymous - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Apple becomes latest victim of Anonymous hackers

Anonymous posts a small number of usernames and passwords gleaned from Apple’s surveys server.

# anonymous - Monday 13 June, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Monday

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Spanish police website down after hacker arrests

Spain’s National Police say the international hackers group Anonymous briefly blocked its website on Sunday – in an apparent retaliation for the arrest of three suspected members.

# anonymous - Friday 10 June, 2011

Three alleged Sony hackers arrested in Spain

The men are thought to be part of the international group of hackers who call themselves ‘Anonymous’ – alleged to be behind attacks on Sony’s PlayStation network.

# anonymous - Thursday 24 February, 2011

PayPal cuts services to Bradley Manning support fund

As a British Court agrees to extradite Julian Assange, suspected source Bradley Manning has his support fund frozen by PayPal.

# anonymous - Thursday 27 January, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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Five arrested over Anonymous attacks

UK police say they have arrested five men, aged between 15 and 26, in connection with the online activist group supporting WikiLeaks. Anonymous has also attacked Fine Gael’s site.

# anonymous - Friday 14 January, 2011

Fine Gael's website returns - with a defiant message from Enda

The Fine Gael leader says he “regrets” the hacking of the website, as it returns – with a new host in the UK.

# anonymous - Monday 10 January, 2011

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2,000 users’ details taken in Fine Gael website breach

The party confirms that 2,000 details had their emails, mobiles and IP addresses taken, as the FBI is called in to investigate.

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Fine Gael website breach: party statement in full

The full text of the party’s statement on the “hacking crime” that saw the details of almost 2,000 people compromised.

# anonymous - Sunday 9 January, 2011

Fine Gael website defaced by Anonymous 'hacktivists'

The leaderless online activists deface Fine Gael’s controversial new website, advising users that the party ‘censors their voice’.

# anonymous - Monday 13 December, 2010

Amazon says site downtime not caused by ‘hacktivist’ group

The online retailer – which went down for 30 minutes last night – says its disruption was the cause of a technical fault.

# anonymous - Saturday 11 December, 2010

4chan hackers abandon attacks on WikiLeaks 'opponents'

The Anonymous gathering of ‘hacktivists’ instead decide to spread WikiLeaks’ documents as much as is possible.

# anonymous - Thursday 9 December, 2010

Supporters launch web attacks as corporate world puts squeeze on WikiLeaks

Who’s who in the WikiLeaks cyber war as Visa, Mastercard, Paypal and other major corporations hit by ‘hactivists’.