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On March 1st, Florida State University Panama City student Benjamin Blouin trolled his entire campus by hacking into the school’s wi-fi, then redirecting users from the school’s homepage to time-worn shock/porn site Meatspin.com. He was arrested by campus cops and charged with “offenses against computer users,” a felony. Apparently, Blouin pulled the prank in order to […]

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According to the New York Times, Chinese hackers have been going after the paper for the past four months, possibly in response to an investigative report into Prime Minister Wen Jiabao’s family fortune. The attack lines up with methods used by the Chinese military in the past, according to the paper, and the files that were accessed included […]

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Last week, Anonymous hackers modified the Boston police department’s website by replacing the homepage with the video for KRS-1 classic: “Sound of Da Police.” (Watch it above). In response, the cops made their very own YouTube clip. (Watch it below). […]

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You might have heard that Apple called the Secret Service hounds on F.A.T. artist Kyle McDonald for art-hacking their store computers to take and “exhibit” photos of browsers. He’s currently not speaking to the media on the advice of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Meanwhile, F.A.T.’s Randy Sarafan has developed a simple but drastic solution for […]

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Likely responding to an ultimatum that may have been issued from hacktivists at Anonymous, the putrid devotees of Westboro Baptish Church, the terribly radical Christian group that pickets the funerals of dead soldiers with nonsensically intolerable signs, say they’re not afraid of the group. And so they issued a media advisory against them. […]

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NYC’s Storefront Project Space gallery is screening 15.4 GB of downloaded films & docs courtesy of anon peer-to-peer file sharer pirateturk, starting with War Games and Hacker on October 14th as part of project Free Kevin. What better way to “stimulate dialogue around issues of intellectual property and open culture?” BYOB and a USB stick: […]

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UBU – a respected web source of avant-garde art materials and the epic collective audio-visual spank bank of intellectuals – has been hacked last night and is now down indefinitely. Why? Who? What? Huh? The culprit and motive remain unknown. […]

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As Anna Chapman readies herself for a career as a media entertainer/reluctant club girl, a newly nabbed foxy Rusky criminal’s Russian Facebook has been plundered for pics. Meet 21-year-old Kristina Svechinskaya. […]

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Yesterday we pointed to the techies that first discovered a virus spreading through Twitter, now meet the teens responsible for starting it. […]

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Anyone who uses Twitter can probably testify that the site was acting much weirder than usual yesterday. Maybe that has something to do with the fact that Twitter, one of the world’s most trafficked websites, had been hacked by a group calling themselves the “Iranian Cyber Army.” […]

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