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Anonymous Identities Stolen

Category: Internet, General News, Bugs / Virus
Posted: 08:42AM

Apparently there is no honor among thieves and hackers. Some of you may remember that after the site Megaupload was taken down, the hacker group Anonymous decided to attack other websites, such as the US. Department of Justice, in retaliation. To hit the sites even harder, instructions and software for joining in the distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks were posted online. Well, it turns whichever Anonymous member posted the information was interested in hurting more than the DoJ.

Zeus is a piece of malware meant to enslave its host computer and steal data, and was contained in the Slowloris DDoS software. According to Symantec, the computers in the voluntary Anonymous botnet were compromised, and information, such as banking details, was sent to someone.

I am not sure if "ironic" is descriptive enough.

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Prunes on March 5, 2012 09:19AM
That should teach those wannabes to stay out of that stuff. Not that I agree with hacking, but I sure don't like those who wants to take the easy way just to be able to say that they helped DDOS the DoJ.
Locutus on March 5, 2012 10:40AM
MJCRO on March 5, 2012 11:58AM
Lmao I bet only the noobs who support the real brains were dumb enough to download a DDoS tool from public sites. A real black hat would know that you build custom tools, not just download them like an idiot.
ClayMeow on March 5, 2012 12:17PM
Wait a second...you mean downloading something from hackers can contain malware?? SHOCKING! :rolleyes:

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