All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Anonymous’

#OpLastResort Is Anonymous’ Latest Fight Against U.S. Government

Ever since the death of Aaron Swartz, hacktivist collective Anonymous has been on the warpath against those it blames for his death. MIT’s Web site was immediately taken offline and defaced in the wake of his death, but now Anonymous is going after a much bigger entity – the U.S. government. Over the weekend, Anonymous hacked and defaced ussc.gov – …

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Anonymous Blames Kim Dotcom For The Closure Of NinjaVideo

Members of Anonymous have been huge supporters of Kim Dotcom since the feds took down Megaupload in early 2012. The collective even engaged one of its largest operations to date in defense of the site. Now the same group is calling Dotcom a “snitch.” What happened to bring about this sudden change? For those who have been following the legal …

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Anonymous Starts #OpAngel To Protect Aaron Swartz’ Funeral From WBC

Well known Internet activist Aaron Swartz died over the weekend after committing suicide. His funeral will take place today, and Westboro Baptist Church has made it clear that it plans to picket at it. Anonymous isn’t going to let that happen. The hacktivist group, who most recently hacked MIT in honor of Swartz, announced on Monday that its starting #OpAngel …

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Anonymous Hacks MIT In Honor Of Aaron Swartz, Academics Protest With #PDFTribute

As you are all probably aware of by now, noted online activist Aaron Swartz committed suicide this weekend. An investigation is underway, but his family and others are saying he did it to avoid a lengthy trial and possible prison sentence over his online publishing of academic journals from JSTOR and MIT. In honor of Swartz’ memory, Anonymous has hacked …

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Anonymous Leaks Video Of Football Players Making Fun Of Rape Victim

2012 proved to be the year that Anonymous turned away from solely targeting governments and corporations, and became somewhat of an online vigilante force. The hacker collective now targets those that they feel the law isn’t punishing, and takes matters into their own hands. Their latest target may also be the most disturbing yet. As you are probably aware of …

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Twitter Suspends Top Anonymous Account for Terms Violation [UPDATED]

UPDATE: They’re back. And yes, it was the leaking of Westboro members’ personal info that did it. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: @YourAnonNews, online hacktivist group Anonymous’ most popular Twitter account, has been suspended. It appears to have happened just before noon ET. Popular but significantly less popular Anonymous account @Anon_Central has published what they say is Twitter’s official reply to the @YourAnonNews …

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Russell Brand Talks to Westboro Baptist Church [VIDEO]

The Westboro Baptist “Church” has been spewing garbage for years, using their constitutionally-protected free speech rights to sling ridiculous, hateful nonsense at everybody from the LGBT community to dead American soldiers. They really don’t discriminate in their hate and are truly deplorable people – end of story. But that incontrovertible fact was made even more apparent when the group recently …

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Anonymous Targets Westboro Baptist After Church Threatens To Protest At Sandy Hook

On Friday, Sandy Hook Elementary witnessed one of the worst displays of violence in our nation’s history. Since then, an outpouring of support from the nation has gone to the battered community to help them get back on their feet. The folks at the Westboro Baptist Church, however, feel that this tragedy is an example of God’s wrath, and are …

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Team GhostShell Ends 2012 With A Bang, Dumps 1.6 Million Public Agency Records

Christmas is the season of giving, and infamous hacker collective Team GhostShell apparently wanted to celebrate by leaking over a million public agency records. It’s all a part of #ProjectWhiteFox, a movement to promote freedom of information on the Internet. Team GhostShell linked to a pastebin press release on its Twitter account yesterday announcing its last hack of the year. …

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Anonymous’ Latest Target Is Revenge Porn Magnate Hunter Moore

Does the name Hunter Moore mean anything to you? Chances are you never heard of the guy. He runs a site that allows people to upload information on ex-lovers, including their names, social media profiles, photos and other details in an attempt to have the person stalked online. Now he’s moving to physical stalking by posting a person’s physical address, …

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Anonymous Commences #OpIsrael To Protect Internet In Gaza

If you’ve been following the news at all over the past few days, you probably know about Israel’s latest offensive against Hamas. On Wednesday, the country’s military assassinated Hamas’ military leader Ahmed Al-Jaabari. Hamas retaliated, and Israel is now considering a ground invasion into Gaza. What separates this particular offensive from past excursions is that Israel has threatened to cut …

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Anonymous Celebrates Guy Fawkes Day With Defacements, Leaks And Protests

“Remember, remember the fifth of November.” It’s these words that mark the beginning of V for Vendetta, the 2006 film inspired by Alan Moore’s graphic novel of the same name. In it, an anarchist fights to bring down a fascist UK government. The man, V, wears a mask inspired by Guy Fawkes, a Catholic terrorist that attempted to blow up …

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