All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Anonymous’

Anonymous Documentary “We Are Legion” Now Available

For the past few years, filmmaker Brian Knappenberger has been working on a documentary called “We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists.” It was the first real effort on the part of a filmmaker to document the history of one of the most notorious groups in contemporary history. After a leak and a few edits, the film is finally …

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Anonymous To Launch Their Own Wikileaks Competitor

Anonymous and Wikileaks were the best of buds for the last few years. Members of the hacker collective even risked arrest to obtain emails from Stratfor that were leaked in the GIFiles. That’s why Anonymous wasn’t happy when Wikileaks began to implement aggressive fundraising tactics, including a paywall. In response, Anonymous is creating their own Wikileaks-style site. Speaking to The …

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Anonymous Hunts Down Alleged Bully That Pushed Teen To Suicide

By now, the world is aware of Amanda Todd. The 15-year-old committed suicide after struggling with depression and being bullied. It was an unfortunate event that could have been avoided if more people had seen the warning signs and stepped in. Anonymous thinks that Todd’s case was special, however, and has tracked down the man they feel is responsible for …

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Facebook Downtime In Europe Caused By DNS Change

If you recall, Facebook went down for a lot of Europe yesterday afternoon. Everybody’s “favorite” Anonymous troll began taking credit even though it was obvious that he was just taking advantage of the situation. The most telling evidence was when he began asking the BBC to change a story about Facebook downtime from six months ago. That still leaves open …

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Facebook Is Down Across Europe, Anonymous Claims Responsibility

Remember when Anonymous Own3r “took down” GoDaddy? It was found that GoDaddy was just suffering from internal issues that Anonymous Own3r jumped on in a bid for attention. Many members of Anonymous were even able to prove that he was full of it. Well, he’s back once again with even grander claims of a bigger kill. Facebook is apparently down …

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Wikileaks Angers Anonymous By Implementing A Paywall

Wikileaks has always been about the free distribution of information. In every interview and speech, the site’s founder Julian Assange speaks on how important freedom of speech and information is to a democracy. That may be the site’s mission, but Wikileaks is incredibly underfunded. They may have found a way to fix that problem. If you went to check out …

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Anonymous Announces Operation Pirate Bay In Response To Police Raids

Web hosting company PRQ was raided by the police yesterday as the authorities were searching for servers containing copyrighted content. The Web host was founded by two founders of The Pirate Bay, and as such, people freaked out when The Pirate Bay also went down. As of this writing, The Pirate Bay is still down, but the staff claimed it …

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Anonymous Documentary Leaked Online, Official Release Coming October 19

There are a lot of misconceptions about Anonymous. Members of the group feel that the media unfairly portrays them in a negative light. To combat the negative image, a team of filmmakers have spent the last year filming a documentary that looks at both sides of the Anonymous movement. It was announced last week that the film “We Are Legion …

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Anonymous Own3r Continues To Mess With GoDaddy, Links To Anonymous Message [Updated]

In case you haven’t been following, GoDaddy suffered a major outage on Monday, temporarily shutting down numerous sites across the web. Anonymous member Anonymous Own3r claimed responsibility for an attack on GoDaddy early on, and has been tweeting about the ordeal ever since. This morning, GoDaddy put out a statement saying that it had not been hacked, and blamed the …

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Anonymous Own3r: I May Have To Bring Down GoDaddy “Again”

The GoDaddy saga continues… To recap, on Monday, the company experienced a major outage. Many sites were down as a result. For hours, the company would not give any details about what happened, other than to basically say it was aware of the problem and was working on it. A member of Anonymous going by the handle Anonymous Own3r took …

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GoDaddy: Service Is Fully Restored, And It Was Not A Hack

On Monday, GoDaddy experienced a big outage, as you probably know by now. The company is now saying that service is fully restored, and that despite one Anonymous member’s claim that he was responsible, GoDaddy is saying that it was not a hack, nor was it caused by any external influences. Here’s the full statement from interim CEO Scott Wagner: …

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Hacker Taking Credit For GoDaddy Outage Says He Can Bring Down Google Too

Update: GoDaddy says service is completely restored, and that the outage was not the result of a hack. Full statement here. On Monday, GoDaddy suffered a major outage, taking many sites offline for hours. It appears that the company is still dealing with getting everything back in order, though it says the majority of its affected customers are back online. …

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