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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Statement Or Stunt: FTC Sites Hacked

Posted in FTC

It’s been reported that several websites owned by the FTC were hacked last Thursday.  Seven domains were alleged taken down, including, business.ftc.gov, consumer.gov, and consumer.ftc.gov.  This is allegedly the second attack on the FTC within a month. The alleged motivation for the attacks was to protest the FTC’s reluctance to prevent a well known search engine from… Continue Reading