Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Remember the 5th of November

A worldwide day of protests and cyber attacks against governments, banks and security firms has been launched by Anonymous to mark Guy Fawkes Day. Hundreds of people marched in London, while another rally hit Washington, DC.

A rash of cyber attacks were reported on Monday in line with the the 5th of November "V For Vendetta" inspired hacking spree.

The Guy Fawkes Day start with the hack of 28,000 Paypal Accounts. Several Australian government sites were targeted during the global day of protest, while Argentina’s government bank was also reportedly hacked. Anonymous also hacked into "Telecom Italy" (www.telecomitalia.it) the Greek City website, the Ghana Consulate website, and claim to have leaked VMware ESX Server Kernel source code via twitter today.

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