Universal Music

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July 8, 2011
Universal City , CA
United States
California US
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An attack by the hacktivist group Anonymous resulted in the exposure of user names, and passwords.  Anyone who signed up on the Universal Music website in order to receive updates about musicians was affected. Anonymous hacked the website as part of its AntiSec campaign, the goal of which is to expose weak spots in the internet security of governments and large businesses.