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Hacker Takes Over Popular Factoid Twitter, Sends Anti-Gay Tweets

PERSONAL TECH | By Jason St. Amand | May 22
The hugely popular factoid Twitter account UberFacts was hacked Wednesday evening and the person behind the cyber attack sent out a series of strange, racist and anti-gay tweets, including a White House petition to "deport the gays."

NY Times Website Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army

NATIONAL | Aug 28
Readers who tried to click on the New York Times’ website got nothing but error messages for several hours during the site’s second major disruption this month. A hacker group calling itself the "Syrian Electronic Army" claimed responsibility.

Twitter hack opens popups, causes havoc

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 22
A new way to cause mischief quickly spread through short-messaging service Twitter on Tuesday morning before the site could fix the problem, as mysterious "tweets" of blocked-out text propagated themselves and caused popup windows to open.

Schools in China say they weren’t behind hacking

PERSONAL TECH | Feb 22
Two prominent schools in China dispute allegations that hacking attacks on Google and other firms originated from them, a report said Saturday.

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