Establishing Digital Trust: Don't Sacrifice Security for Convenience
Members of Anonymous and AntiSec today hit several Web sites belonging to the Federal Trade Commission.
"The hackers compromised the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection’s Business Center, along with a site promoting National Consumer Protection Week in apparent retaliation for the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)," writes TG Daily's Trent Nouveau.
"Both site home pages were temporarily replaced with a German-language video depicting a man in a ski mask shooting people for downloading copyrighted music," Nouveau writes. "'If ACTA is signed by all participating negotiating countries, you can rest assured that Antisec will bring a fu**ing mega-uber-awesome war that rain torrential hellfire down on all enemies of free speech, privacy and Internet freedom,' the hackers wrote in an online communiqué posted to PasteBin."
Go to "Anonymous-AntiSec in FTC takedown" to read the details.https://o1.qnsr.com/log/p.gif?;n=203;c=204650394;s=9477;x=7936;f=201801171506010;u=j;z=TIMESTAMP;a=20392931;e=i
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