Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Anonymous sends unhappy Valentine's Day greetings

Community of hackers take repsonsibility for mucking up website of company accused of supplying tear gas in Bahrain uprising

The Guardian

"It's been a busy Valentine's Day for Anonymous, that loose affiliation of hackers who seem to be cracking into every company in town.

Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the uprising in Bahrain, sometimes called the February 14 Revolution, the group attacked Combined Systems, a tactical weapons company that has been accused of selling tear gas canisters and grenades to Arab governments.

Anonymous said the attack was in retaliation for sales by the company of chemical weapons "to repress our revolutionary movements." The company had no comment.

The Bahrain government's website too was targeted but appears to be back online......."

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