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US Hackers Told to Leave Iraq Alone

The FBI has warned American hackers not to launch cyber attacks against Washington’s foes. An alert by the FBI’s National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC) warned that “patriotic hacking” was a crime and could even backfire. The Center said it issued the warning “to heighten the awareness of an increase in global hacking activities as a result of the increasing tensions between the United States and Iraq.” In the past, political protests by hackers have erupted into a virtual war of words. Most commonly these hackers have defaced websites, leaving messages in support of causes like the Palestinian intifada and Osama Bin Laden. Full Story

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