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Hackers Gonna Hack

March 28th, 2013 7:33 PM

This phrase was first uttered in September 2010 by the former German Federal Minister of the Interior Thomas de Maizière following criticism of the safety of the country’s newly released identity cards.

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Anonymous

March 28th, 2013 5:30 PM

This nebulous group of Internet users have been involved in numerous “hacktivist” operations and trolling campaigns since as early as 2006.

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Then Who Was Phone?

March 28th, 2013 3:30 PM

Five years have passed since this infamous piece of creepypasta surfaced on 4chan’s /x/ (paranormal) board, but the mysterious identity of “phone” has yet to be resolved.

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The Darwin Awards

March 28th, 2013 1:59 PM

Though the idea for these humorous awards honoring individuals who have killed themselves due to poor judgement started on Usenet in 1985, they did not gain notoriety until Wendy Northcutt began compiling the emailed stories in 1993.

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The Jester

March 28th, 2013 12:07 PM

This self-proclaimed “patriotic hacker” has claimed responsibility for taking down several high profile targets using denial of service attacks.

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