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Anonymous members tricked into giving up bank details
New Scientist ^ | March 2, 2012 | Jacob Aron

Posted on 03/05/2012 8:29:12 AM PST by Mechanicos

In January the group decided to hit the websites of the US Department of Justice and various media companies in response to the takedown of file storage site Megaupload, providing a guide on Pastebin for those who wished to take part in the attacks. Symantec says that an attacker appears to have copied that guide and inserted their own version of the Slowloris software containing a secret Trojan that downloaded a copy of Zeus, a piece of malware often used to take control of an infected computer.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: anonymous; hacking; idtheft; poeticjustice
The Irony is dripping....
1 posted on 03/05/2012 8:29:20 AM PST by Mechanicos
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2 posted on 03/05/2012 8:35:37 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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3 posted on 03/05/2012 8:41:18 AM PST by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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