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Wikileaks posts Bill O'Reilly Web site data
Computer World ^ | 09/19/08 | Robert Mcmillan

Posted on 09/19/2008 8:18:09 PM PDT by markedmannerf

Just days after publishing U.S. vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's personal email messages, the Wikileaks Web site has published data about members who signed up for a section of Fox Television host Bill O'Reilly's Web site.

Hackers were able to obtain a list of Billoreilly.com premium members, including email addresses, site passwords and the city and state where they live. Some of the information was published Friday on Wikileaks.com, which has been under fire from conservative commentators, including O'Reilly, for publishing Palin's messages.

"Wikileaks has been informed the hack was a response to the pundit's recent scurrilous attacks over the Sarah Palin's email story -- including on Wikileaks and other members of the press," Wikileaks said on its site. "Hacktivists, thumbing their noses at the pundit, took control of O'Reilly's main site, Billoreilly.com."

(Excerpt) Read more at computerworld.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: brownshirts; foxnews; hack; hackers; hacktivists; internet; oreilly; wikileaks

1 posted on 09/19/2008 8:18:09 PM PDT by markedmannerf
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To: markedmannerf

Privacy only matters for terrorists and their supporters. Good work, nerds.


2 posted on 09/19/2008 8:20:19 PM PDT by Harry Wurzbach
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To: markedmannerf

Did the site leak data on loofas?


3 posted on 09/19/2008 8:22:12 PM PDT by trumandogz
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To: markedmannerf
http://wikileaks.org/wiki/Bill_O%27Reilly_hacked_2008

Direct link. If you're a premium member of Billy's site, change your password asap - at the very least.

4 posted on 09/19/2008 8:22:34 PM PDT by CE2949BB (McCain/Palin 08)
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To: markedmannerf

I hope this episode doesn’t turn O’Reilly into a sanctimonious blowhard.


5 posted on 09/19/2008 8:22:43 PM PDT by Question Liberal Authority (Pontius Pilate voted "Present")
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To: markedmannerf
Anonymous?
6 posted on 09/19/2008 8:23:05 PM PDT by flyfree (Biden is no Palin and Obama is no McCain)
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To: markedmannerf; ShadowAce

Interesting.

Seems the campaign is getting into the cyberwar front during the last week.


7 posted on 09/19/2008 8:24:05 PM PDT by KoRn (Barack Obama Must Be Stopped!!!)
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To: Question Liberal Authority
I'll bet a falafal to a loofa BOR set this up himself .
8 posted on 09/19/2008 8:24:28 PM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it freedom has a flavor the protected will never know F/8 Cav)
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To: Question Liberal Authority

“I hope this episode doesn’t turn O’Reilly into a sanctimonious blowhard.”

Bwahaha...you are kidding..right...lol lol..

BOR passed that stage in 2002...

Seriously though, he will go on a crusade now.


9 posted on 09/19/2008 8:26:44 PM PDT by padre35 (Sarah Palin is the one we've been waiting for..Rom 10.10..)
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To: kbennkc

Bill’s password is “loofacostssixmillion”


10 posted on 09/19/2008 8:27:35 PM PDT by trumandogz
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To: KoRn

Has Obama spoken out against this. After telling people to “get in other people’s faces” I think the hackers may have thought they have a green light to do whatever they want to do.

Hey, maybe they do.


11 posted on 09/19/2008 8:30:16 PM PDT by flyfree (Biden is no Palin and Obama is no McCain)
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To: markedmannerf

At some point conservatives need to start regarding this behavior as AN ACT OF WAR.


12 posted on 09/19/2008 8:32:03 PM PDT by fkabuckeyesrule (Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: flyfree

These creatures aren’t going to be happy until there is fighting in the streets. It’s coming.


13 posted on 09/19/2008 8:32:03 PM PDT by frankiep (Every socialist is a disguised dictator - Ludwig von Mises)
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To: markedmannerf
Hacktivists, thumbing their noses at the pundit, took control of O'Reilly's main site, Billoreilly.com

And this proves...what exactly? You hack into someone's website, it doesn't make you cool or big or in the right.

14 posted on 09/19/2008 8:32:18 PM PDT by Night Conservative (Sarah Palin for Vice President in 2008.)
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To: markedmannerf
Who said Wikileaks.org (dot org? I wonder how much this is costing Soros.) is biased. Why there are several articles about Obama.

The New York Sun's Obama Frame-Up
Jihad fantasies of Obama, Dick Morris and Kenya
Framing Obama: what the Spectator and the New York Sun won't tell you
Divide and conquer: McCain's plan to wrest Clintonion women from Obama

"Dr. Jerome Corsi, the man of right-wing letters whose goofy books . . ." begins a typical article.

15 posted on 09/19/2008 8:33:24 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: markedmannerf

Another good reason to change your password often on your favorite sites.

Will FR be next?


16 posted on 09/19/2008 8:46:51 PM PDT by Palladin (Sarahnoia will destroy ya!)
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To: fkabuckeyesrule
At some point conservatives need to start regarding this behavior as AN ACT OF WAR.

BTTT

17 posted on 09/19/2008 8:49:30 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: WilliamofCarmichael
The New York Sun's Obama Frame-Up
Jihad fantasies of Obama, Dick Morris and Kenya
Framing Obama: what the Spectator and the New York Sun won't tell you
Divide and conquer: McCain's plan to wrest Clintonion women from Obama
McCain Stole The Strawberries
18 posted on 09/19/2008 8:51:21 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Let's get serious - there is only one choice - McCain/Palin 2008)
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To: markedmannerf

I hope that he doesn’t attack freerepublic for this.


19 posted on 09/19/2008 8:55:08 PM PDT by ansel12 (There will be more than one "October surprise" this time. Count on it.)
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To: frankiep
These creatures aren’t going to be happy until there is fighting in the streets.

The problem is they won't be in the streets fighting. They'll sit in their jammies while doing things (like race-baiting) to encourage everyone else to fight. They will be safe and cozy in mom's basement using the internet to spread their hate. I know several like this who are posting hateful things and advocating civil unrest and a new civil war, when in reality they are little sissies who would wet themselves if confronted.

20 posted on 09/19/2008 9:00:00 PM PDT by softwarecreator
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To: softwarecreator

BTTT

Bill is gonna go nuts! This is gonna be fun to watch!

I hope he rips them a new one. He will be very protective of his viewers.

I smell a lawsuit.


21 posted on 09/19/2008 9:02:13 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (Obama is the Democrats guy. They bought the ticket, now they must take the ride.)
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To: markedmannerf

22 posted on 09/19/2008 9:03:51 PM PDT by allmendream (Sa-RAH! Sa-RAH! Sa-RAH! RAH RAH RAH! McCain/Palin2008)
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To: Question Liberal Authority
"I hope this episode doesn’t turn O’Reilly into a sanctimonious blowhard. "

Very pithy!

23 posted on 09/19/2008 9:05:11 PM PDT by matthew fuller (Palin/McCain 08- So let it be written, So let it be done!)
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To: Question Liberal Authority

doesn’t turn O’Reilly into a sanctimonious blowhard.

That could never happen!

:0)


24 posted on 09/19/2008 9:06:51 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Who would the terrorists vote for?)
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To: markedmannerf
A preview of the hack was posted here earlier today:

As for this news about Bob's site being hacked -- it had better get a lot of TV time. It's not fair to his site's users and clients to not know they've been hacked. It's not good enough to simply tell them their account info has been compromised either. Today I saw screenshots of 100s of peoples' personal info in the hands of people who would love to hack into their accounts on other sites using the same login passwords. Shame on Bill O Reilly and Fox News for having such a weak site security system, they are just as much to blame as the hackers on this one. Their customers should be furious.

25 posted on 09/19/2008 9:07:16 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: markedmannerf
Hackers were able to obtain a list of Billoreilly.com premium members....

Both of them? Wow!

26 posted on 09/19/2008 9:10:15 PM PDT by Bullish ( Reality is the best cure for delusion.)
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To: Question Liberal Authority

It is sick that people do this crap.

Hammer them hard.


27 posted on 09/19/2008 9:11:09 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Who would the terrorists vote for?)
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To: fkabuckeyesrule

Spare nothing in getting the empty suit elected.


28 posted on 09/19/2008 9:22:20 PM PDT by Retired Chemist
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To: Retired Chemist

bttt


29 posted on 09/19/2008 9:24:21 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (Obama is the Democrats guy. They bought the ticket, now they must take the ride.)
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To: fkabuckeyesrule

not there yet....key word ‘yet’


30 posted on 09/19/2008 9:28:04 PM PDT by Domandred (McWhathisname / Palin - 2008)
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To: frankiep
Absolutely right.

I wonder if O'Reilly is going to continue his salacious lust for Obama after this.

It is Obama's thugs that are doing this stuff, and it is disgusting.

We are nearing a moment of truth as the battle of Americans versus democrats is really heating up.

31 posted on 09/19/2008 9:31:57 PM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: milford421; Calpernia; DAVEY CROCKETT

Ping.


32 posted on 09/20/2008 1:57:30 AM PDT by nw_arizona_granny ( http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/1990507/posts?page=451 SURVIVAL, RECIPES, GARDENS, & INFO)
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To: trumandogz
Did the site leak data on loofas?

No but you're now the No Falafel Zone.

33 posted on 09/20/2008 2:01:02 AM PDT by ninonitti
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btt


34 posted on 09/20/2008 6:58:22 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights (Stand up, Chuck)
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To: ConservativeMan55
bttt

http://www.itwire.com/content/view/20741/53/

35 posted on 09/20/2008 5:46:16 PM PDT by Retired Chemist
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