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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Anonymous’

Call Of Duty: Black Ops II Official Trailer Surfaces

If you are a Call of Duty fan, chances are you were watching the NBA playoffs last night waiting for the Black Ops II trailer to air. If you weren’t, you really should still watch it. Treyarch is doing something pretty amazing with the franchise that even has a skeptic like me excited. As yesterday’s leaked Web site confirmed, part …

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Anonymous Announces Operation Defense Phase II In Response To CISPA

I told a friend last night that it wouldn’t be long before Anonymous reacted to the news of CISPA passing the House. I was right with Anonymous uploading a new video today that announces Operation Defense Phase II. If you weren’t around for the first phase of Operation Defense, it was a coordinated effort to protest CISPA with various cyberattacks …

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Anontune: How Anonymous Hopes To Change Music On The Internet

Music has changed. That’s the message from Anonymous in their latest video announcing the creation of Anontune, a social music platform that puts discovery and innovation at the forefront. It’s being built in such a way to avoid any potential disputes with rights holders. Here’s how Anonymous describes the ambitious new service: Rather than focus on the music itself Anontune …

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Anonymous Launches AnonPaste, A PasteBin Alternative

For as long as I can remember, Anonymous has always used PasteBin for their leaks and press releases. It was a place where anybody could paste text and remain completely anonymous. It was all fine and dandy until the collective began leaking personal information or usernames/passwords on the site. It led to PasteBin cracking down on the kind of material …

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Anonymous Plans “24 Hour Tweet Bomb” To Fight CISPA

While it’s not the hot-button issue SOPA and PIPA became, there is something of an outcry concerning CISPA, and with the Congress preparing to vote on the bill next week (Monday, 4/23), there’s been a push from those opposing the bill to increase the opposition chatter. At the front and center of this latest rallying cry is the Anonymous hacker …

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Anonymous Defaces F1 Racing Sites For #OpBahrain

Anonymous is involved in a lot of operations, but many of them don’t get much attention until they do something drastic. It’s unfortunate in a way since it takes a defacement to actually get our attention. Today’s defacement is centered on #OpBahrain, an operation that seeks to remove Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Al Khalifa from power. Today is a pretty …

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Twitter Sponsors Apache, Takes to Twitter

Twitter has just announced that is has become an official sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation, the non-profit, decentralized collective of developers of open-source software. Twitter’s Chris Aniszczyk comments on the company’s personal stake in the sponsorship and the Apache-developed cluster manager Mesos – “Mesos runs on hundreds of production machines [within Twitter] and makes it easier to execute clustered …

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Anonymous Makes The TIME 100 List

Anonymous caused an uproar last week when they pulled ahead of everybody else in the TIME 100 poll and claimed first place in the popular vote. There were accusations of the group using botnets to secure their place in history while others just said it was the sheer popularity of the collective that led to their victory. Either way, it …

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Ohio Man Allegedly Hacks Into Utah Police Websites

Sometimes it doesn’t pay to brag about your accomplishments online. Ohio resident John Anthony Borell III, 21, stands accused of hacking into the websites for the Utah Police Department. After posting confidential information about police informants and various employees online, Borell took to Twitter, where he bragged about his accomplishments under the screen name “itskahuna”. It was through these posts …

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Anonymous to Launch Pro-Marijuana Campaign on 4/20

Anonymous is launching a full-scale on-line campaign for the legalization of marijuana, dubbed OpCannabis. They will launch this Friday, April 20, the smoker’s holiday, having started phase one of the campaign by releasing the video and statement below. On 4/20, expect them to hack anti-marijuana websites. Anonymous has asked supporters to turn their social media profile pictures green as an …

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Anonymous Number 1 in TIME 100 Poll Results

The results of the TIME 100 poll are out and, just as you would expect from an internet poll, the internet has won. The week-long poll, which seeks to determine the most influential people of the past year, was topped by the nebulous hacker collective Anonymous. TIME reports that Anonymous jumped from third place to first in a matter of …

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UK Home Office Brought To Its Knees

Hacktivists affiliated with Anonymous reacted against UK’s extradition policies by infiltrating the UK Home Office website. The attack comes under the “Op Trial At Home banner, #optrialathome on Twitter, supports anti-extradition protests for Chris Tappin, Richard O’Dwyer and Gary McKinnon and was announced by a Twitter account called @AnonopUK.” The attackers used a distributed denial of service (DDoS) tactic to …

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