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Canadian government hit by cyberattack

Canadian government hit by cyberattack
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Anonymous is the most notorious hacking group on the Web. Its victims include the FBI, PayPal, and more recently, the U.S. Census Bureau.

The group is back in the news again after hitting the Canadian government in what it's calling a retaliatory measure for a police shooting of an activist from British Columbia.

The hacking group released a document from the Treasury Board of Canada about how to repair issues regarding international Canadian Security Intelligence Service stations. And according to Anonymous, that's far from the only thing it has on the nation.

“We do have other documents and files. We are not going to speak to quantity, date of their release, manner of their release, or their topic matter at this time,” a spokesperson for Anonymous told the National Post.

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