Japanese can be a tricky language, even for hackers. The hacktivist collective Anonymous found that out the hard way when one of their attempts to attack a Japanese government website went awry with bizarre results.
After Japan approved a new law last week threatening jail time for illegal downloading, the hacker group Anonymous released a statement promising retaliatory cyber attacks on Japanese government websites in response to the new measure.
But in a comedic turn of events, Anonymous hacked the wrong site.
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Anonymous responded via a laconic tweet in Japanese that read "We made a mistake. We're sorry. Japanese is difficult."More...
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