Monday, November 5, 2012

Anonymous Begins November 5 Hacking Spree Starting w/PayPal, Symantec

HEADS UP PEOPLE: Hacktivist Anonymous is on a November 5th hacking spree. Paypal, Symantec the defacement of Saturday Night Live's website, Australian government websites, not to mention some really serious documents are taking place today in celebration of Guy Fawkes Day.....REALLY!!!!
"The press arm for Anonymous has announced that it has begun its hacking spree for the 5th of November - Guy Fawkes Day.
Claims are circulating that hackers - some affilaited with Anonymous, and some not - have dumped user and employee account information on accounts from PayPal, Symantec, the defacement of Saturday Night Live's website, Australian government websites and much more.
CLARIFICATION: Claim for Symantec goes to @Doxbin, and they have stated that 'HTP is not affiliated with Anonymous.'
UPDATE Nov. 4, 10:20 PM PST: Anonymous has claimed a document dump on The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) 'the world's largest security-oriented intergovernmental organization.'
UPDATE Nov. 5, 12:20 AM PST: Reagrding Anonymous' post of docs and statement it hacked PayPal, PayPal's head of PR has tweeted that there is 'no evidence to validate this claim.' Yet at the time of this writing Anonymous Australia posted this URL to a PrivatePaste page - linking to five pages of data on an estimated 27,935 PayPal accounts. Within the past few hours that PrivatePaste page has since been removed....
Below are just a handful of tweets that as despatched by Operation Australia one of the Anonymous hacktivists allegedly involved in today's take down.

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