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Student Charged With Posting Counterfeit Coupons to 4Chan

A student at New York’s Rochester Institute of Technology
(RIT) has been arrested for producing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of
fake coupons and posting them to 4chan and other websites.

Lucas Henderson, a 22-year old computer security student
from Lubbock, Texas was charged with wire fraud and trafficking counterfeit
goods when he turned himself into a Rochester, New York federal court on
Wednesday.

New Jersey Student Record Database Hacked

A New Jersey school district was vandalized by members of the online mischief making group 4chan after an administrative password to a student record management system used at 160 school systems across New Jersey.

Massive Hack At Gawker Yields Trove of Passwords

A massive hack of systems belonging to online publishing giant Gawker Media has put gigabytes of sensitive information related to Gawker founder Nick Denton and the company’s operations online. But a trove of millions of hashed account passwords could be an even bigger problem for untold numbers of individuals, companies and government agencies.


Twitter has suspended the account used by Anonymous, an umbrella group of online hacker-activists that have claimed responsibility for denial of service (DoS) attacks on Visa, MasterCard, Paypal and a host of other public and private entities who have taken action against Wikileaks and its founder, Julian Assange. 

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