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Anonymous Hackers Hit the Vatican

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Members of Anonymous recently took down the official Web site for the Vatican.

"The Vatican Website apparently is the latest victim of the hacker group Anonymous, reportedly taken down March 7 in protest of everything from the Catholic Church's doctrine and tenets to the sexual abuse of children by priests," writes eWeek's Jeffrey Burt.

"In a posting on a blog that reportedly is run by the group in Italy, the hackers railed against the Catholic Church for a host of alleged offenses committed over the centuries, from burning books and executing opponents to aiding the Nazis, opposing abortion and crimes against children," Burt writes.

Go to "Anonymous Hackers Turn Their Attention to Vatican Website" to read the details.

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