[ISN] Crackers declare cyberwar on USA

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Mon May 17 04:41:25 EDT 2004

Forwarded from: blitz <blitz at macronet.net>

This was tried before, and they ran afoul of the US hackers who
rallied to our defense. Remember the incident where the US spy plane
landed in China?  That was about the time this happened.

At 05:48 5/13/2004, you wrote:
> http://www.zone-h.org/en/news/read/id=4225/
> Siegfried www.zone-h.org admin 05/12/2004
> Famous Brazilian newspapers have been informed that a new hacking
> group composed of worldwide individuals (from Brazil, China, Hong
> Kong and Russia) has declared cyberwar on the United States of
> America.
> Its name is Hackers Against America (HAA) and their web site is
> hosted on a Russian server. According to what is written on the main
> page, they plan to integrate new members and launch attacks against
> computers based in the US (cracking some of them but also use worms,
> viruses) in order to steal private documents. Some samples of
> documents and codes are available on the web site, although they
> don't seem to be secret at all and possible to find by using search
> engines.
> Even if this threat appears to be tiny now, it is probably not a
> hoax and it could grow in the future, just keep an eye on it.
> Siegfried www.zone-h.org admin
> João Magalhães from www.estadao.com.br contributed to this article

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