British spy unit launches cyberattack on Anonymous -NSA leak

Secret British spy unit Joint Threat Research Intelligent Group (JTRIG) launched a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack on US-based hacktivist group Anonymous' Internet chat rooms, according to leaked NSA documents obtained by NBC News.

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Hacker group Anonymous pleads guilty in PayPal hack

Thirteen defendants said they were guilty of the cyber attack against PayPal three years ago. They were members of a hacker group known as Anonymous.

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Akamai buying Prolexic for $370 mln to boost DDoS protection

Akamai Technologies Inc said it will spend about $370 million to acquire Prolexic Technologies Inc, a pioneer in fighting distributed denial of service attacks, cyberthreats that cripple networks by overwhelming them with Internet traffic.

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Anonymous hackers breached US government websites - FBI

US investigators assigned to the hacking incidents done by Anonymous have yet to determine the scope of the cyber campaign of the hacker collective on the state's government agencies.

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