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Anonymous Hacker Protesting Prosecution Begins Second Week of Hunger Strike

Posted on October 11th, 2016.

In 2014, Anonymous hacker Martin Gottesfeld was allegedly involved in the hacking of Boston Children’s Hospital following the suspected mistreatment of one of its patients. Now, the alleged hacker has begun his second week of a hunger strike in prison to protest the assumed prosecution of the late Internet activist Aaron Swartz and the...

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Pro-ISIS Hacker Gets 20 Years For Leaking Details Of Over 1,000 US Military Personnel

Posted on September 26th, 2016.

According to a press release from the US Attorneys Office in the Eastern District of Virginia, a malevolent hacker associated with the Islamic State (also called ISIL or ISIS) has received 20 years in US prison for activities conducted last summer.

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Brit Hacker Facing Extradition to the US, Bailed

Posted on June 30th, 2016.

 A UK court has granted bail to Lauri Love, an alleged British hacker who stands accused of compromising several systems and servers used by US defense, government and private entities and companies. 31-year-old Lauri Love can breathe easy for now after he was granted bail by a UK court despite United States prosecutors’ efforts to see...