All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Anonymous’

Anonymous Probably Didn’t Hack The PSN Again

Here we go again. The Twitter feed for YourAnonNews just alerted everybody to a PasteBin dump that claims to have hacked the PSN. The guy behind it says that he’s not on Twitter, Facebook or IRC. I’ve never heard of an Anonymous member not on IRC, but let’s indulge him for now. Follow @YourAnonNews Anonymous @YourAnonNews .@Sony Hacked, @PlayStation Network …

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Somebody Wants Anonymous To Hack The Curiosity Mars Rover

The Curiosity Mars Rover landing is one of the most significant engineering and scientific events of the year. The guys at NASA are super proud and we are all lucky to see the beautiful photos it’s sending back. It seems like nothing could go wrong, right? PC Magazine is reporting that a rogue element is requesting members of Anonymous to …

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Anonymous Announces #OpAnonTrademark In Retaliation To French eBay Store

Well, that didn’t take long. Earlier today, we brought you a story of how one French retailer had trademarked the Anonymous logo for his own use. He is using the faceless man logo and the slogan on a variety of t-shirts at the moment, but that could expand to other products. I guessed that it wouldn’t be long before Anonymous …

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Will Anonymous Allow Their Logo To Be Trademarked?

The Anonymous logo is one of the defining images of our generation. Whether you agree with them or not, Anonymous has had a profound impact on the Internet. That’s why it’s interesting that Anonymous hasn’t tried to monetize their image. Of course, it could be that a French online retailer beat them to it. Twitter user @asher_wolf spotted a trademark …

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Anonymous Leaks 50,000 Wall Street IT Personnel Accounts

One of the more interesting teams operating with Anonymous is #TeamGhostShell. They are usually the team behind the more malicious attacks that target governments and corporations. Their latest operation, MidasBank, has one target clearly in its sites – Wall Street. #TeamGhostShell has so far released around 50,000 accounts from IT personnel who work on Wall Street. The accounts are from …

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Don’t Like Anonymous? Their New Campaign Against Internet Pedophiles Might Change Your Mind

What do you think of when you hear the word Anonymous? Do you see an Internet vigilante group fighting against the largest governments and corporations of the world or just a couple of “script kiddies” taking down Web sites for the “lulz?” Either way, you probably have strong opinions on the matter. That may be why Anonymous launched #OpPedoChat. For …

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Anonymous Targets Oil Companies in #OpSaveTheArctic

Anonymous has been really busy the past few weeks with operations ranging from stopping Internet laws in Japan to exposing Internet pedophiles in #OpPedoChat. Their latest operation has them going against large corporations with a massive dump of email addresses with the correlating hashed passwords. The operation this time is #OpSaveTheArctic, an operation carried out in support of Greenpeace’s Save …

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#OpPedoChat Continues Anonymous’ War Against Online Pedophiles

One could argue that the general public doesn’t agree with the majority of Anonymous’ tactics or actions. While the group calls its DDoS attacks a digital form of civil disobedience, others call it straight up cyber terrorism. There comes a time, however, when their operations can appeal to the masses. Their latest operation – #OpPedoChat – is probably one of …

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Anonymous Launches #OpJapan Against Law That Would Imprison People Over Watching YouTube

Do you want to know the secret to getting on Anonymous’ bad side? Try passing a law that punishes people for watching YouTube videos. Japan just recently passed a law that would fine and imprison people for watching YouTube videos of copyrighted content. Once they caught wind of the news, Anonymous launched #OpJapan in protest. Anonymous launched the campaign with …

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Lulz Security: Two Hacking Suspects Plead Guilty to Computer Crimes

Lulz Security, a group of highly-skilled computer hackers who operate under the motto, “The world’s leaders in high-quality entertainment at your expense”, was recently dealt a blow when two individuals linked to the organization pled guilty to numerous computer crimes. Two other suspects who were arrested around the same time pled not guilty to the charges. According to British police, …

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LulzSec Is Back And Out For Revenge

Whether those within the Internet collective like it or not, the defining moment for them this year was the betrayal of Sabu that led to the arrests of various LulzSec members. After that point, Anonymous went on the offensive, but claimed that LulzSec was dead. They didn’t need a separate group acting under the Anonymous banner, Anonymous was enough. Some …

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Anonymous Takes Down KKK Web Sites In #OpBlitzkrieg

Anonymous has a plethora of Friday activities where the collective takes down a Web site associated with a particular group of people. They’ve been targeting the FBI and those associated with the agency for a while now. You may feel that those attacks were not deserved, but I think everybody can get behind this week’s target. Anonymous, as part of …

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