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Anonymous Claims To Have Hacked 28,000 PayPal Passwords For Guy Fawkes Day

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 6, 2012

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Anonymous, which adopted the Guy Fawkes mask, designed by “V for Vendetta” illustrator David Lloyd, as a symbol for its social crusade, has decided to celebrate Guy Fawkes Day with some good, old-fashioned hacking.

Guy Fawkes Day is observed annually on Nov. 5 in commemoration of the rebel Englishman’s demise.

Marking Nov. 5 as a day of global protest, hacker group Anonymous began its tribute on Sunday night by allegedly hacking a PayPal server and stealing 28,000 customer passwords, The Next Web reports. Anonymous announced the hack on Twitter, “linking to a set of Private Paste documents containing emails, names, and what appear to be possibly passwords from the payment service’s database,” according to TNW.

Paypal hacked by Anonymous as part of our November 5th protestprivatepaste.com/e8d3b2b2b1 

The head of public relations for PayPal, however, denied the Anonymous attack,tweeting, “We’re investigating this but to date we have been unable to find any evidence that validates this claim.” Read the rest of this entry »

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