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Vigilante hackers use Old West tactics for cyberspace justice

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    Vigilante hackers use Old West tactics for cyberspace justice



    WASHINGTON (AFP) - Angered by the growing number of Internet scams, online "vigilantes" have started to take justice into their own hands by hacking into suspected fraud sites and defacing them.
    These hackers have targeted fake websites set up to resemble the sites of banks or financial institutions in recent weeks, and have inserted new pages or messages. Some say "Warning - This was a Scam Site," or "This Bank Was Fraudulent and Is Now Removed."

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    1. Phoenix
      Phoenix
      heh
      real hackers
      cool :)

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