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Hackers Invade Computers of Large Hadron Collider

As the initial particles started circulating inside the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in the 2nd week of September 2008, a gang of hackers identifying themselves as the "Greek Security Team" invaded computer systems located in CERN's (the European Organization for Nuclear Research), Geneva, Switzerland facility. The facility houses the world's largest particle accelerator, the LHC, as reported by The Telegraph on September 12, 2008.

Also, the miscreants were reportedly aiming at the CMS (Compact Solenoid Experiment), a device employed in tests to keep track on a variety of particles as well as phenomena generated in high energy collisions in the LHC.

Moreover, the gang warned the CERN engineers through an e-mail that read, "We are 2600-don't mess with us". ...

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