Tag: Denial-of-service attack

UK hackers admit plotting attacks on CIA, firms

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LONDON (Reuters) – Two British hackers pleaded guilty in a London court on Monday to plotting attacks against computers of international firms, law enforcement bodies and government agencies including the CIA, in a cyber crime spree that gained global attention.

CIA Website Hacked, Struggles To Recover

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Anonymous and other hacktivists also left their marks on the U.S. Census Bureau, Interpol, and Mexico, as well as law enforcement websites in Alabama and Texas. An Anonymous-related Twitter channel claimed Friday that the group had successfully taken down the

Hackers could shut down train lines: expert

A S-Bahn city train is seen on a platform at the main railway station Hauptbahnhof in Berlin

BERLIN (Reuters) – Hackers who have shut down websites by overwhelming them with Web traffic could use the same approach to shut down the computers that control train switching systems, a security expert said at a hacking conference in Berlin.