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LulzSec Hacks Senate Server, Asks Rhetorically "Is This An Act Of War, Gentlemen?"

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Mon, 06/13/2011 - 17:43 | 1365915 Caviar Emptor
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Tyler you catch this? 

In 11th currency swap deal: 

 

China builds Kazakh ties, bypasses USD with FX swap

 

LINK

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 17:43 | 1365918 SilverDosed
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Lulz all around

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:51 | 1366110 your neighbor
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wow!

Just like "they" can implant whatever "evidence" that feel is necessary, the lulz boyz most undoubtedly can implant all sorts of "words" for takedown purposes if they so choose.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:58 | 1366128 wanklord
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I definitively love Linux!!

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 21:55 | 1366592 jeff montanye
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wow indeed.  the computer, which looked circa 1965 as if it were the perfect tool for big brother, has bred its/his own nemesis.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 22:42 | 1366723 GoinFawr
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Eric Blair never wrote anything about that!

Tue, 06/14/2011 - 02:20 | 1367011 J in Vegas
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For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

J in Vegas

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 22:10 | 1366636 ExpendableOne
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If any of you have a few days to spare, attend the DEFCON conference.  It's an eye opener.  http://www.defcon.org

 

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 23:42 | 1366847 A Nanny Moose
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Capture the flag bitchez!

The key takeaway from this conference is that the only secure computer, is the one that is never built.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 17:50 | 1365917 cougar_w
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 their lulz are low

we did it 4 teh lulz

And people were bitching about Wikileaks? Anon are your daddy now. Get your game on for some serious shit-slinging.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 17:48 | 1365933 CPL
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It's always 4 da Lulz.

 

With the SummerFags coming online it's going to get more interesting.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 17:59 | 1365962 I think I need ...
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INTERNET SHUT DOWN BITCHEZ

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 20:03 | 1366284 Problem Is
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Exactly...
These are CIA-NSA-US Security Apparatchik, false flag operations...

Phony "Hacks" and The Wall Street Puppet
Obama Bin Lyin'

These psy-ops are designed to give the puppet Obama Bin Lyin' the excuse to shut down the internet and alternative media that has been broadcasting the truth and eroding the worthless corporate whore media...

And eroding the legitimacy of the much more worthless bought and bribed US political class of fools and useful idiots...

Wake Up Amerikan Rable
The next move of the corporate power structure will be to use these phony "hacks" as an excuse to shut down internet dissent...

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 21:43 | 1366556 jeff montanye
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if this is obama's idea of a false flag operation, he's not very good at it.  i think he's making more of them than he's killing (cf. rummy).

Tue, 06/14/2011 - 11:20 | 1367719 dark pools of soros
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if you were ever able to explain what a 'real hack' was then maybe someone might dig a hole next to your buried head and listen to your..  after getting past the tinhat..  crazy ideas

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 21:03 | 1366460 blunderdog
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Not ga'happen.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 22:12 | 1366631 i-dog
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Won't happen ... they need it more than we do!

They will try individual country censorship schemes to limit our access, but those require voluntary participation by all ISPs and are easily skirted.

Tue, 06/14/2011 - 04:30 | 1367106 BorisTheBlade
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Since OBL is feeding fish somewhere in the Persian Gulf, Anon is to become a bogeyman #1.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 19:53 | 1366262 CPL
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XySGw-g2tyk&feature=player_embedded

 

Looks like Operation CTRL-ALT-BERNAKE has broken out of the gate.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 17:44 | 1365919 Eireann go Brach
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Did they find any Weiner photos on Nancy Pelosi's computer yet?

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 17:50 | 1365943 CPL
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...I've been staring at that and trying to figure out how to put "Uranus" into a retort.

 

I got nothing...

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:00 | 1365966 cougar_w
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Oh I don't know, "putting Uranus into a retort" works fine.

Actually anything involving Uranus is lulz.

See?

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:08 | 1365997 CPL
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That and Klingons...it's pure win all around.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:11 | 1366010 cougar_w
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Astromers have discovered Klingons in the gas rings around Uranus.

I better stop now. I'm at actual work.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 19:08 | 1366156 Rusty Shorts
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Klingons around Uranus?

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:38 | 1366077 SWRichmond
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Just don't be puttin' a retort in Uranus.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 21:45 | 1366566 jeff montanye
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or vice versa.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:38 | 1366080 MrSteed
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But, is lulz marklar...ooops sorry, meant is marklar, marklar?

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:03 | 1365982 sabra1
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no, but they did find a weiner in nancy pelosi!

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 19:28 | 1366205 Reese Bobby
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Is a fossilized weiner still a weiner?  I suppose...

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 20:18 | 1366339 Tuco Benedicto ...
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To prevent premature ejaculation I used to picture Yogi Berra, then Hillary Clinton in my mind but Pelosi has now taken their place.  I have to warn you though don't hold Pelosi's image in your mind for too long, otherwise you will be taking a drive to the pharmasist to get that other blue pill:)

 

Tuco Benedicto Pacifico Juan Maria Ramirez

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 21:50 | 1366577 jeff montanye
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uh oh.  imo hillary and nancy are both hot, at times.  but then yogi berra's not so bad either.  cute in a witty way.  lotsa rings too.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 20:30 | 1366357 Chump
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Pics or it didn't happen.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 17:49 | 1365924 Eluetherios
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Maybe we should detain these guys, torture their ass in guantanamo for being 'terrorists' and never charge them!

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 17:52 | 1365934 earnyermoney
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Forget Guantanamo, move straight to Predator drone strike.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:39 | 1366089 JW n FL
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they should have used the drones on Goldman Sachs or other AAA Rated Corporations! not kids bustin Ballz for LuLz!

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 17:53 | 1365950 cougar_w
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Some (most?) of these "guys" are 17 yo hacking from the school library.

Good fucking luck with that one, Sparky.

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 17:57 | 1365967 nonclaim
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I thought he meant the other guys in the senate; the 71 yo hacking the school library (so nobody learns how to read the bills).

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:06 | 1365981 cougar_w
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o i c

nvr mnd

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 20:17 | 1366328 Tuco Benedicto ...
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Even better, as we have done before let's torture their children in front of the suspected terrorists.  This is what we have done before at GiTMO.  These are brave men that do this for our country.

 

Tuco Benedicto Pacifico Juan Maria Ramirez

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 17:46 | 1365927 Cdad
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Oh man....I'm jiggling again.  Could someone please ping me and let me know that this is not some red pill/blue pill thing.  I'd really appreciate the reality check.

Sincerely,

Cdad

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 17:48 | 1365936 augie
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I'm so excited that any further hardening of my nipples would result in warping of the space time continuum. This is why hope is so dangerous. 

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 17:59 | 1365971 UGrev
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I feel time around my nipples slowing down as well.. 

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:08 | 1365984 Cdad
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Ummmm....excuse me....as I was saying...red pill or blue?

Everyone's nipples not withstanding, I am becoming more confused, not less.

 

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:20 | 1366030 cougar_w
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Ah! Then perhaps you are ready to actually begin your spiritual journey into knowing, grasshopper. The first step is always taken down the rabbit hole ...

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:22 | 1366037 Cdad
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WTF are you talking about?  I have been squatting in the cosmic bunny hole for months, and using my nonmortgage payments to finance short positions against ALL OTHER PEAKS in Austria, and now SHORT ALL OTHER SOLAR SYSTEMS.

I thought we were talking about those other guys' nipples?

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:28 | 1366049 cougar_w
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Mountains. Nipples. The universe is fractal!

I think I just had a religious experience.

Tue, 06/14/2011 - 01:00 | 1366936 Oh regional Indian
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Now this is funny. Excellent exchange. :-)

ORI

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:09 | 1366003 CrazyCooter
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CDad,

I am not sure if it is possible to know the "intent" at this time, perhaps for a long time.

"Hackers" are a spectrum, with "kids" at one end just running software they download from hacker sites and such. At the other end of the spectrum are pedantic geniuses probably motivated by an inner passion to know every itsy-bitsy detail of complex information architecture. Invariably, when you know every itsy-bitsy detail and how it all fits together, getting around is a lot easier than it seems.

I am pretty confident that script kiddies are not hacking into the Senate and bragging about it which puts us at the other end of the spectrum. So again, it comes back to intent.

One one hand, the groups could be legit, pissed off citizens (of many nations most likely) with a geniune desire to put an ice pick in the tires of the machine. On the other hand, this could be a complete shit show designed to destroy the competition through specific releases (every power has a list of close enemies they would love put out to pasture) with the culmination of internets as we know it getting the plug pulled. Ya know, to "protect us".

I am worried...

Regards,

Cooter

Mon, 06/13/2011 - 18:24 | 1366038 Cdad
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Okay...one red pill guy...which really sucks, as I have been eating red pills my entire life, and I was actually looking for a little blue pill relief on this one.

But I appreciate your straight answer, and I extend my respects in return.

Cdad

 

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