Assange supporters claim to hack Cambridge University

Ben Kendall reports:

An investigation has been launched after a group which supports WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange claimed to have hacked Cambridge University computer systems.

The group named NullCrew, linked to the computer hacking network Anonymous, said it had targeted several university departments and broken into databases.

The group published details of what appear to be user names and passwords online with the message: “There is much more where this came from, and don’t think this is the end.

Read more on The Independent. The story was broken by the student newspaper, The Tab.

And hacking an educational institution is relevant… how? NullCrew doesn’t even attempt to rationalize any connection between their target and the government’s actions in trying to extradite Assange.

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