Hackers hit Ohio school football team over gang rape

Hackers identifying as “KnightSec,” an arm of Anonymous, attacked the website of an Ohio high school football team to demand a public apology for the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl reportedly perpetrated by players.Last weekend, the website of the locally celebrated Steubenville High School Big Red football team was replaced with a note and a video from the hackers in typical Anonymous style — a message from a Guy Fawkes mask and a computerized voice. KnightSec warned that it would release personal information including names and Social Security numbers of Big Red players and staff if an apology was not issued to the rape victim. The hackers also released “preliminary” information, which they called “a warning shot,” publishing names, addresses, phone numbers, and names of parent of 13 players allegedly involved in the rape.”The town of Steubenville has been good at keeping this quiet and their star football team protected,” the KnightSec statement read.Last week the New York Times reported on the disturbing assault in the small Ohio town. A 16-year-old girl was, according to prosecutors, gang raped and drag from party to party by a number of star football players while she was too drunk to consent. Via the Times:Continue Reading…


Hackers hit Ohio school football team over gang rape

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