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British spies struck at Anonymous and LulzSec hackers

  • 05/02/2014 at 23:20 by It's a Gadget Staff
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GCHQIn more news on the spying scandal, this time from the UK, the GCHQ allegedly attacked hackers associated with the loose hacker collective known as Anonymous, and the more organized group LulzSec in an attempt to take both down.

Taken from documents released by Edward Snowden, the allegations state that the British spy agency, which has come under fire for its invasive program running parallel to the US’s NSA, attempted to take both groups down.

But there was a kink in their plans. Not only did they illegally launch DDOS attacks against websites and chatrooms they believed to be hackers, but they ended up impacting the websites and communications of completely unrelated activists who were not engaged in unlawful online actions.

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AntiSec leaked 1,000,001 Apple UDIDs, users start to worry about privacy invasion

  • 04/09/2012 at 20:15 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Security KeyAntiSec, the anti-government and big business section to Anonymous has recently released 1,000,001 iDevice Unique Device Identifiers (UDIDs) to the public with the claim that there are a lot more where they came from. That number alone is staggering from a privacy perspective but the claims that AntiSec are making on where they got them from and how many more are available there are what brings up even more of an issue.

According to the group’s claims, the UDIDs came from an FBI device and they are following that up with the claim that the FBI has a list of over 12 million ID numbers which can be used for various forms of tracking. Even if the claims prove false the million UDIDs released are an issue within itself.

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