For China activists, hacking attacks a fact of life

from Reuters
Reuters (N) and Citigroup (CN) — have also suffered high-profile hacking attempts. Some have been tentatively traced to China, where security experts suspect authorities both turn a blind eye to hackers and sometimes use them for their own ends. …

Pro-Palin Vandals Hack Twitter In Revenge For Email Release

Crivella West faces retailation for uploading Palin’s emails electronically.
By Josh Voorhees in Slate

Internet vandals over the weekend hacked the Twitter account of a company that helped upload thousands of Sarah Palin’s emails to the Internet.

Judging by the fake tweets sent out, it appears as though the hack was politically motivated and pulled off by someone less than pleased by all of the media attention being given to the trove of Palin emails that was released by Alaska state officials on Friday…