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90,000 Military Emails: This Week in Hacking

This Week in Hacking is an occasional (possibly weekly) survey of news on the hacking front. We’ll cover both political hacking, as well as criminal. If you come across stories that you think qualify for inclusion, email them to me.

90,000 Military Emails Leaked After Anonymous Attack. Anonymous targeted consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton that often works the with U.S. Department of Defense and National Security Administration and gained access to 90,000 military emails, four gigabytes of source code (which was erased from the Booz Allen Hamilton servers) along with login credentials and other sources of information that Anonymous can hack along the intelligence community’s digital infrastructure.

NATO server hacked. Team Inj3ct0r (1337day ) claimed they hacked NATO’s “Apache Tomcat Version 5.5.9.” They released 2,646 files as a “Proof of Hack.”

AntiSec attacks Tunisian government. AntiSec, the collaborative hacking campaign between the Anonymous and LulzSec hacking groups, has targeted Tunisia. Tunisia, like Egypt, has slid somewhat back into censorship. AntiSec targeted a government website, marchespublics.gov.tn.

Government contractors targeted. AntiSec also targeted federal contractors, IRC Federal. IRC was “forced to take its website offline Friday after hacktivists illegally accessed the company’s networks and and posted emails and other sensitive documents.”

Lady Gaga hacked for little monsters. “Lady Gaga has called in police after thousands of her fans personal details were stolen from her website.

Her record label Univeral acted after the site was hacked into by US cyber attackers SwagSec.” The justification cited for the hack was that she exploits the gay community to sell records.

Botswana parliament hacked. A hacker named V0iD has apparently hacked into the parliament of one of Africa’s most stable countries, Botswana. V0iD posted admin login details.

Israel web host hacked. In an apparent political hack, an Israeli web hosting company has been hacked.

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