There's a war, right under our keyboards...

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  1. seeker311

    seeker311 The Collector

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  2. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    I guess they pulled it off.

    This is what I'm currently getting at visa.com :

     
  3. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I wonder how many LOICs are required to take down VISA and Mastercard. Boingboing has some decent coverage on this.
     
  4. Noideaforaname

    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    Hacking websites is bad enough, especially for "payback", but do they really have to use OBNOXIOUS ALL CAPS!!
     
  5. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I believe the correct answer is over 9000.

    Anyway, we needs some slowclap.gif in here
     
  6. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Down goes paypal. No ebay tonight :( 
     
  7. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    Man, that sucks, and right around the holiday times.
     
  8. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    This. I feel for the people who need to use it to wrap up Christmas shopping.

    all because a bunch of hackers got bent out of shape because a the guy got himself and his website into trouble for releasing stuff he had no business having in the first place. I am sure all of us saw the trouble he is getting coming.

    I am not saying what he did was wrong or right but these Internet vigilantes hacking the websites because they cut off wikileaks is just wrong.

    I am all for Free speech on the Internet but you have to draw a line someplace.
     
  9. Rodimus Major

    Rodimus Major Custom User Title

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    If they were going to hack the Visa website, the least they could have done is erased my credit card balance while they were there. Jerks.
     
  10. prowl26

    prowl26 Well-Known Member

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    For real right, at the moment they are just inconveniencing everybody. The least they could do is wipe out some personal debts and such. My wife has some substantial school loan debts we could use help with.
     
  11. Cavshock

    Cavshock Well-Known Member

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    I can't even access news stories with wikileaks in the title. :( 

    Chuck
     
  12. Macross7

    Macross7 Well-Known Member

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    Now that wikileaks' founder is in custody, let hackers know for every time a site gets hacked, he gets Jack Bauer'd.
     
  13. Creaky

    Creaky King of Puppies

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    I'm sure this qualifies as politics.
     
  14. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    that is an interesting notion. Discussing an attack on Mastercard is "politics"?

    wow, R. Talsorian Games must be fascinated that a cyberwar is taking so close to the timeline of Cyberpunk 2020.

    still, this is scary enough that i don't make fun of the old timers around here whose favorite bank is Mason Jars.
     
  15. Foster

    Foster Super Mod

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    Buncha Tyler Durden wannabes.
     
  16. Eric

    Eric Per sempre marciamo.

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    Wikileaks shouldn't have existed to begin with, and yet now we're dealing with hackers who are being really annoying by hacking websites. Hope the people who supported Wikileaks get what's coming to them.
     
  17. Spoiler

    Spoiler Autobot Spoiler

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    Yay, now I don't wanna go to paypals site or check my balances on stuff...
     
  18. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    Well, Paypal's site is still up, or it is now.
     
  19. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    Paypal is up.
     
  20. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    ...honesty, transparency and accountability?
     

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