I suppose then we can expect more of this. I mean there are so many authority figures with iffy secure websites just begging to be hacked. It's not as if I comb through all media looking for Anonymous news but thanks for letting me know about this 'cause I hadn't heard of it, which is somewhat telling in itself.
What's next ? I hear the new website for the police department in Cox's Bazaar is full of holes.
Certainly, Robin Hood has lost his cape when it comes to Anonymous. Last I heard there had been a widespread exist of hackers with some sense of honorable mission. That may have left the "dregs," who seem to be little more than destructive trolls.
Well it seems that Anonymous and LulzSec consistently go out of their way to attract attention and let the public know what they're capable of. Essentially, they're bullies, and I agree that much of this is pointless and aggravating.
The FBI recently issued a warning to smartphone users, highlighting two mobile malware applications: Loozfan, which steals personal information, and FinFisher, which is spyware that takes over a smartphone's functions.
It wouldn't be the first time, but a group of Chinese engineers has proposed a means by which the Internet's root could be split, enabling secondary, independent networks that could be government-controlled. The Internet's root security committee is taking such proposals seriously.
Recently, security software supplier Kaspersky identified Win32.Flame as malicious code that seems to have been developed, not by hackers, but by government agencies. Warring nations may set aside their bombs and wage their wars online.
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