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Emails, passwords, and files from Chinese government websites were leaked online by the tens of thousands on Oct. 11, in the largest leak yet from hackers supporting the Hong Kong democracy protests.
Members of Anonymous, a loose collective of hackers, posted an announcement on Oct. 11 declaring “China Attacks Success!” The leaks were part of a campaign they started around Oct. 3 called Operation Hong Kong, or #OpHongKong.
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originally posted by: Musing
SNF's for you! I'm looking forward to see if any juicy secrets come out.
I'm sure there are some juicy secrets, but an hour later you'll be craving more.
- OP Source
“This is just the beginning or a series of attacks we have planned,” said Strudalz, one of the prominent members of Anonymous, in an online chat.
. The National Security Agency has had agents in China, Germany, and South Korea working on programs that use “physical subversion” to infiltrate and compromise networks and devices, according to documents obtained by The Intercept.
The documents, leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, also indicate that the agency has used “under cover” operatives to gain access to sensitive data and systems in the global communications industry, and that these secret agents may have even dealt with American firms. The documents describe a range of clandestine field activities that are among the agency’s “core secrets” when it comes to computer network attacks, details of which are apparently shared with only a small number of officials outside the NSA