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News in brief: Venezuelan protest hacking; Hutchins released on bail; Facebook steps up moderation
Naked in Paradise – Asymptote Blog
The group, calling itself the Binary Guardians, defaced sites including those of the Venezuelan navy, the government and the national electoral council. On the latter, the hackers posted a flyer supporting the attack on the military base and also a video clip from the Charlie Chaplin movie The Great Dictator, in which Chaplin gives a speech against authoritarianism. Marcus Hutchins, the security researcher arrested in Las Vegas last week and charged with creating and helping to spread the Kronos banking trojan, was released from prison on Monday after posting bail. Hutchins, also known by his Twitter handle of MalwareTechBlog , was reported to be on his way to Milwaukee, where the indictment was filed, to face the charges.