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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Anonymous’

Anonymous Leaks Tunisia Prime Minister’s Emails

In their ever expanding role of revealing corruption and injustice around the world, Anonymous has also set their sights on Tunisia. They are protesting the ruling Ennahda party over their perceived lack of action against conservative Salafi attacks. This recent attack was announced via a video on the Anonymous TN Facebook page. Unfortunately, that video is no longer available due …

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Anonymous Attacks UK Home Office Web Site

Anonymous may be waging a war against China’s censorship of the Internet, but they are also fighting something a bit closer to home. That is, if you count the UK as being closer to home. The Anonymous UK Twitter account announced over the weekend that the Home Office was taken offline due to a DDoS attack. They also took down …

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Anonymous Planning More Attacks On Chinese Web Sites

We reported a few weeks ago on Anonymous starting up a new operation that targeted Chinese government Web sites. They defaced several of the Web sites, leaked databases and provided links to Chinese citizens that would show them how to bypass the government’s Internet filter. From that initial day of hacking, the Anonymous China group has been busy. There have …

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Suspected LulzSec Hacker Enters Guilty Plea

It was reported earlier last month that multiple members of LulzSec had been arrested after one if its key members, Sabu, turned them over to the authorities. One of the hackers involved with LulzSec, Cody Kretsinger, has just entered a guilty plea in federal court in California. Reuters is reporting that Kretsinger has reversed his not guilty plea after working …

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MPAA, RIAA and Anonymous All Stand Against Arizona’s New Internet Censorship Bill

The Arizona state legislature just passed a bill that would criminalize any use of “obscene, lewd, or profane language” transmitted over “any electronic or digital device … with intent to … offend.” Pending approval by the Governor, the bill could soon become law. House Bill 2549 [pdf link] was largely touted as a means of combatting cyberbullying. But despite passing …

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Anonymous Takes Down And Defaces Chinese Government Web Sites

All has been relatively quiet on the Anonymous front as far as defacing Web sites are concerned. That has changed today as Anonymous China has attacked and defaced a number of Chinese government Web sites to protest the country’s censorship of the Internet. A newly christened twitter feed for Anonymous China announced the attacks this morning and have been slowly …

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The Rise of Hacktivism [Infographic]

Depending on who’s telling the story, propagators of today’s cyber attacks are usually labelled either cybercriminals or hacktivists. It’s easy to spot the difference in connotations here; the first is a nefarious, mysterious, generally bad term, while the second lends a more human, heroic, or at the very least admirably rebellious light to the attacks. A lot of hackers out …

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#ILoveAnonymous Trending Worldwide In Support Of Hacktivist Group

Anonymous has always been a group that loves to get a lot of attention for their actions. They have hacked churches to make a statement, but to also get the attention. They got the bad kind of attention when members of LulzSec were arrested, but that didn’t get them down. Twitter is the latest conquest that sees the hashtag #ILoveAnonymous …

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Verizon Report Cites Rise in Anonymous “Hacktivism”

Verizon today released its 2012 Data Breach Investigation Report and highlighted the growing threat of “hacktivism” by groups such as Anonymous. The report was compiled with the help of the Australian Federal police, dutch national High Tech Crime Unit, Irish Reporting and Information Secuity Service, Police Central e-Crime Unit, and U.S. Secret Service. It its summary, the report states: “[The] …

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LulzSec May Be Getting The Band Back Together

LulzSec was a major ticket item last year as the group hacked a number of high profile Web sites all in the name of the “lulz.” After their so called “50 Day Cruise,” the group broke up and went their separate ways. LulzSec has been a hot ticket item in the news again recently as many of its members had …

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#SaveThePorn Started In Response To Santorum’s War On Porn

We reported yesterday that Rick Santorum, one of the three major GOP candidates gunning for the White House this year, announced his intentions to ban online pornography. His reasoning is that the consumption of pornography leads to “profound brain changes” in children and adults. His plan is to enforce obscenity laws in regards to online porn. This would make it …

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Anonymous Operating System: Real or Fake?

Active Anonymous twitter accounts are now tweeting that the Anonymous Operating System is a fake. @anonopsAnonOpsThe Anon OS is fake it is wrapped in trojans. RT 12 hours ago via TweetDeck ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto The ubuntu based OS has already been downloaded over 25,000 times in four days. Although the download site has an overall positive score, with 40 recommends, a …

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