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back to article Epic FAIL: Anonymous didn't hack PayPal, managed to frighten Oz hippies

The smoke has cleared from Anonymous's Bonfire Night hacking spree with a denial from PayPal that it had been hacked. The payments-processing firm appeared to have been highest profile target of the hacking spree, but apparently this was an error caused by the tweeting and retweeting of an erroneous post by a cyber security …

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"....by hundred of Anons outside the Houses of Parliament......"

"Kree Love, 18, a student from South Kensington, said: "People have come to this protest because it is central and it is the best way to get our point across." "

maybe she should have said what he hell the point was? isnt that the point of a demonstration? its in the name. bet none of em knew.

"whadda we want"

um.....

"when do we want it?"

err....

repeat until your cause is lost

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FAIL

For their next trick...

Successfully hacked 127.0.0.1....

Meanwhile Monsieur Cameron is touring Middle Eastern dictatorships whoring British wares and he's NOT BEING HACKED AT ALL.

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Re: For their next trick...

It sounds like Anonymous is nothing but a pack of over rated script kiddies!!!!

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Be careful...

John Leyden is probably going to wake up one day to find that his twitter feed has been replaced by goatse and cats.

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Anonymous Coward

What do hippies have to do with anything about this story?

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SOS, DD

Anonymous is an insignificant bunch of clowns. They can't even lie well.

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No! Not ZPanel!

Er, who are they?

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"Hack the Planet (HTP)"

Should have gone for Hack the Total Planet (HTTP). Much cooler.

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Hard to get good search engine placement, though...

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Couldnt have said it better!

"Instead of the promised pyrotechnics, #OpNov5 only delivered damp squibs, false attribution, confusion and few script-kiddies exploding unimpressive but loud bangers. Everybody involved, especially those who hyped up the non-event, should be thoroughly ashamed of themselves"

My hats off to El Reg calling it how we all see it!

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Anonymous?

It's hardly Unknown Soldier territory is it?

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