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The 5 Dumbest Things on Wall Street: July 8

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5. Summer Hackers Having A Blast

Dear Hackers,

How is your summer break so far? Are you having fun?

Judging from the headlines it seems like you have been awfully busy lately, hacking into Sony (SNE), AT&T (T), Fox News, the Senate and even the C.I.A.. Wow! How cool is that!?!?

We even heard you had some fun with all-powerful Apple (AAPL) this weekend when you posted some user names and passwords that you stole. Apparently the names came from a database for this Apple Business Intelligence survey thing. They took it offline after you got in there. Bullseye!

Anonymous wrote on his Twitter account, "Not being so serious but well Apple could be target, too. But don't worry, we are busy elsewhere."

Tell Anonymous we say hello. The A-Team and LulzSec too, even though we heard they broke up. Those guys are so badass.

Apple so deserves it too. They think their online security is so tight. But they were freaking out after it happened. The whole stock market thought that Anonymous was going to start publishing people's credit card info from their iTunes accounts. Wall Street is so Dumb sometimes.

You know what would be really cool? If you broke into the Pentagon computer and started a global thermonuclear war with Russia just like that kid did in the movie WarGames. Remember that movie? It's the one with Ferris Bueller in it.

Anyway, just checking in. No need for you to check back.

We repeat. No need for you to call, write or get back to us. We are totally cool with you not getting back to us.

But we were thinking of you.

Your buddies,

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