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The 5 Most Satisfying Tales Of Payback

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When Aaron Barr, the CEO of an Internet security firm called HBGary Federal, tried flex his cybersecurity muscles by rounding up actual names of Anonymous members using publicly available resources like Facebook and Twitter, group members got revenge by publishing over 50,000 HBGary company emails, wiping out an entire terabyte of backups, taking down the entire HBGary website and locking everyone out of it by changing every password that could possibly be changed. Oh, and for good measure, they
When Aaron Barr, the CEO of an Internet security firm called HBGary Federal, tried flex his cybersecurity muscles by rounding up actual names of Anonymous members using publicly available resources like Facebook and Twitter, group members got revenge by publishing over 50,000 HBGary company emails, wiping out an entire terabyte of backups, taking down the entire HBGary website and locking everyone out of it by changing every password that could possibly be changed. Oh, and for good measure, they

Revenge is a tricky thing. On the one hand, when you've been wronged, it's human nature to seek some kind of personal restitution.

On the other hand, it's also human nature to not want to appear to be a scorned maniac who pees in coffee pots and slashes tires every time a fast food restaurant screws up your order. It's a fine line.

Still, sometimes people go so far above and beyond for their acts of petty revenge that you can't help but stand back and admire it.

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