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PS3 Hacker Group "Anonymous" Announces “Operation Facebook”

theBitFix writes: Infamous advanced hacking group behind many hacking attacks lately like the PlayStation Network outage and more, Anonymous have announced they’re now targeting the globally famous social network, Facebook. (Facebook, Hacking, Services)

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iamnsuperman  +   1136d ago
go away. Leave us alone
Etseix  +   1136d ago
you work at facebook?
iamnsuperman  +   1136d ago
Doesn't matter if I do not work at facebook. Who gets affected by data getting stolen or the service going down?. Me the user
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Anarki  +   1136d ago
Now maybe a good time to take all ur personal details off facebook.
fatstarr  +   1136d ago
anyway what personal info is on facebook?

i have nothin up but my name and a school i went to for 1 semester... things i like? videogames? movies and tons of status updates that id say in real life and pictures?

its not like its a social security number...
tee_bag242  +   1136d ago
Well if your personal details are on facebook they're anything but personal anyway.
bub16  +   1135d ago
I agree with anon this time round. When anonymous were attacking playstation I disliked them, now after watching this video I have alot more respect for them i wish them all the best
BuffMordecai  +   1136d ago
I don't care about facebook, let it burn.
Gothdom  +   1135d ago
it's funny that at first they defended Hotz and now doing this, considering he works for facebook now.
nikola987  +   1136d ago
Its fake! No news on any official Anonymous sites..
Speed-Racer  +   1136d ago
That's clearly Stephen Hawking behind it all.
fatstarr  +   1136d ago
they do have a point.

too much info is on facebook i cant wait to see what goes down. feels like im waiting for a good episode of skins uk.
Kurylo3d  +   1135d ago
whats wrong with info being on facebook? how has facebook hurt anyone? these guys are just desperate losers eager for attention so they target something with a massive amount of followers so that they get known.. but truth is no one really cares about them and no one ever will. They might bring down a site like facebook for a day.. and then after that facebook is back and no one will remember. Truth is no one really remembers what happened to sony at this point.. there back in full swing with no problems now more secure then ever.
fatstarr  +   1135d ago
No the point i was getting at was that facebook stores all your info even when you fully delete your profile all the pics u uploaded/tagged yourself in got tagged in etc comments everything stays there they just delete the link to your profile. that's messed that they store your data regardless of what you do. everything is in there somewhere. to truly delete yourself from Facebook you would have to go to every comment video link etc and delete your input and tags of yourself.

And are you serious... I still remember sony and what happened, seriously to forget that is to seriously not care about your own personal information. people need to stop giving them a pass and i dont know if their more secure than ever.
T3MPL3TON  +   1136d ago
"Too much info is on facebook"

Yeah.. like names.. and places people have gone in the past or omg my phone number.. oh noes.. anon might call me and spew old retarded memes at me over the phone.. I'm so very scared... I'm actually terrified.. what ever shall I do?

Now in more important news.

I don't give a fuck.
Speed-Racer  +   1136d ago
Ever heard of identity fraud? While you may not have an issue, some users may have valuable info on the site, and that could lead to their demise. I personally believe that personal info shouldn't be stored on any websites at all, but the option is there and some users will put it otherwise. On one end you can say users are responsible for their own data, but some users are simply retarded or choose to look the other way, so Facebook is still responsible somewhat for protecting the privacy of its user base.

I doubt anon will get anywhere with this though.
TurkishSonySega  +   1135d ago
"Too much info is on facebook"

Lol what a weak argument they have again
zero_cool  +   1136d ago
There goes the neighborhood again!
GrumpyVeteran  +   1136d ago
I hate Facebook. I'm getting so annoyed with how integrated and embedded Facebook is now in today's society. Constantly people asking "u on fb brooo" and so many websites shoving down Facebook connectivity down our throats.

FB needs to be destroyed.
Speed-Racer  +   1136d ago
Isn't integration good to some point though? Instead of having to register an account at each site, I could just sign on to a sign with one click ... like a stim pass or something.
Kurylo3d  +   1135d ago
your just mad because facebook is proving that u have no friends. :/
GrumpyVeteran  +   1135d ago
No, Facebook just plainly sucks and is a pointless piece of crap that is infecting society.
Kurylo3d  +   1134d ago
consider me "infected" then
Human Analog  +   1136d ago
Oh no! Now they are going to have full access to all the pictures of my dog, and my car. What am I ever going to do? Taking down Facebook has no effect on peoples personal information. As far as I know things like phone numbers, and addresses are public information anyway. Facebook does not store important things like credit card info, and social security numbers. What's the big deal?
r21  +   1136d ago
go ahead, i put loads of fake details on my account :D
Zanarkand  +   1136d ago
To be frank I'm actually with them on this one. Never liked Facebook to begin with.
tee_bag242  +   1136d ago
I think the Idea of ANON is to take down Big Brother and encourage the general population to interact with society in the fresh air a bit. It's not such a bad idea in my opinion.
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madcowz64  +   1136d ago
Playstation Network being down pissed me off, but Facebook would be pretty funny.
hiredhelp  +   1135d ago
Nothing is remotely funny about these hackers. There pain in the ass looking for exposure.
But its getting boring now not one thing its another. They get nothing from this apart from looking like idiots creating more hate towords them than supporters now.
Im no face book fan myself but this just another stupid idea.
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madcowz64  +   1134d ago
Well hacking anything is stupid, they obviously have no lives. I just hate facebook is all. I do honestly think that they all should be arrested for what they did this year and in the past.
darkpower  +   1132d ago
You know what IS funny (although you're being overly dramatic about this yourself, hiredhelp)?

Seeing people that condemned them to hell and back about the PSN thing (that they condemned themselves), but when FB is about to feel the heat, they suddenly jump the fence.

It's the exact same thing, people! Either you're for the actions or against it, but for God sakes, learn what the hell CONSISTENCY is!
Deadman_Senji  +   1136d ago
What does it all mean? What is the point? What is it supposed to achieve?
LordMe  +   1136d ago
For all you people saying you agree, let Facebook burn and such, you are basically saying "Go ahead, steal someones identity, ruin their credit / life, sink them in debt."

I don't like Facebook, but what all of you are saying is: "Sure, cyber terrorism is a-okay."

I swear, I don't understand why if it effects you its horrible but if it doesn't then its funny.

Anon are terrorist. Fact. They are doing nothing good for anyone by doing these 'attacks' They have some glorified image of themselves as martyr's and yet all they are doing is hurting the people they are 'fighting' for.

If they leak this information all that is going to happen is risk the 2000+ people's jobs that Facebook employs. Not much justice then is it?

Anon. Die in a fire, enjoy you'r time in prison. You are terrorist and a treat to more then you realize, one day I hope you understand that all you are doing is hurting the people. Not the corporate suits.
Agent_hitman  +   1135d ago
I smell Twitter.. if this happens
ThatHappyGamer  +   1135d ago
I smell Google+
Agent_hitman  +   1135d ago
I smell that too...
joeorc  +   1135d ago
ok let me get this straight
some of their members attacked PSN because of how they went after Geo Hotz. because information should be free

an

now they go after the company that George Hotz works @ now?
that has too much free information?

lol..priceless

can people not see how ironic that is.

it's clear their being quite childish an just want to control the flow of information on the internet, they are no better than the claim they are fighting against other organizations that do the very same thing, both do it one just does it without authority, other's do it because they have Authority to do it.

can you guess which one these groups an hackers fall under?
the one's with an the ones without?

If you have no Authority you are guility

That's right they fall under cyber terrorism. An not to forget also Treason.
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caseh  +   1135d ago
5th of November, interesting choice of dates. Bonfire night here in the UK and Facebook will go offline on the same night, wonder if the Gunpowder Plot is the reason for the date chosen...overthrow government etc.
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Winkle92  +   1135d ago
As much as I do hate Facebook and want to see it go away, it shouldn't be like this. Let it die a natural, slow death like MySpace. They'll make Facebook look like a victim and a martyr if they kill it with hacking.

Regardless, this is certainly going to be quite a show...
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