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Old 27th January 2013, 05:06 PM   #1
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anonymous hacks ussc.gov

Anonymous has hacked the United States Sentencing Commission's website in retribution for Aaron Swartz's death, as they recently said they would. They left behind a rather amusing Easter egg.

http://www.ussc.gov

up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, b, a, [ENTER]

Enjoy!
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Old 27th January 2013, 05:18 PM   #2
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A little more on the story: Anonymous claims they have retrieved nine secret DOJ files, and have spread encrypted versions (for the record, I do not encourage you, dear reader, to break the law and download the files yourself). These files are useless without an encryption key. The demand is immediate reform of federal sentencing guidelines, or Anonymous will release the key. Since I don't expect that to happen, it appears there may be a major compromise in government secrets in the near future.

http://www.zdnet.com/anonymous-hacks...es-7000010369/
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Old 27th January 2013, 10:45 PM   #3
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They're bluffing, just like wikileaks did with their "warhead" that revealed nothing anyone who reads newspapers didn't already know.
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Old 29th January 2013, 01:52 PM   #4
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Are they saying the guidelines are too stringent, or too lienient?
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Old 4th February 2013, 08:49 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by WildCat View Post
They're bluffing, just like wikileaks did with their "warhead" that revealed nothing anyone who reads newspapers didn't already know.
http://www.zdnet.com/anonymous-posts...ls-7000010740/

Following attacks on U.S. government websites last weekend, Anonymous seems to have made a new "Operation Last Resort" .gov website strike Sunday night.

Anonymous appears to have published login and private information from over 4,000 American bank executive accounts in the name of its new Operation Last Resort campaign, demanding U.S. computer crime law reform.
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Old 4th February 2013, 09:03 AM   #7
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Interesting

*Taking notes*
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Old 4th February 2013, 09:04 AM   #8
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anonymous hacks ussc.gov

What happened to the super-secret "DOJ" files they were going to release? Oh wait, they're not actually DOJ files, they're just some email account usernames and passwords. Anonymous does it again, everybody.
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Old 4th February 2013, 09:22 AM   #9
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Does anybody want to guess what the gov's respose, punishment wise, to this incident will be?
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