Kristiana Coignard: ‘Anonymous’ Threatens Retaliation After Teen Gunned Down in Police Station

Kristiana Coignard’s shooting death by police officers has one group ready to retaliate. The online hacker group “Anonymous,” which famously retaliates after police shootings, including the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, last year, has promised to seek vengeance on…

Anonymous Takes Aim at North Korea After Sony Hack; George Clooney, Sean Penn Pile On

When Sony Pictures first found its email and other networked systems compromised, it looked like another hacker prank. Emails were leaked, unreleased movies were set free on file sharing sites, and embarrassing inside info made its way to headlines. But…

Jessica Chambers: Is Social Media Helping or Harming Case?

Jessica Chambers may not be with us anymore. Her funeral is over; her friends are trying to find their way back to their normal lives, even with heavy hearts. But the case is far from over. Jessica Chambers — for…

Jessica Chambers: Gas Station Attendant Accused on Social Media Speaks Out

Jessica Chambers died 10 days ago when someone set her and her car on fire on the side of a road in Panola County, Mississippi. Much speculation and innuendo is swirling in the community of people desperate to know what…

Jessica Chambers: Anonymous Claims to Have Killer Possibly Identified

[Update: A gas station attendant whose name has been spoken about in the Chambers’ case has spoken out. See that Update here on WebProNews at Jessica Chambers: Gas Station Attendant Accused on Social Media Speaks Out.] Jessica Chambers murder has…

KKK in Ferguson, Missouri? Pastor Says Yes

Is the KKK in Ferguson, Missouri? The pastor of Michael Brown, Sr.’s church believes that may be true. The church was one of several buildings burned to the ground following the rioting in Ferguson following the grand jury’s decision not…

KKK Linked To Ferguson Police Dept. According To Anonymous

The online hacktivist group Anonymous dumped personal information online belonging to alleged members of the Ku Klux Klan. This is just part of the group’s campaign against the white supremacists who threatened to use lethal force against protesters following the…

Ferguson: Twitter Suspends Anonymous Account That Possibly Outed Wrong Guy, Anon Ceases Doxxing

As tensions spill over in Ferguson, Missouri, over the police shooting of an unarmed teen and the subsequent protests and police response, Twitter has suspended the account of an Anonymous chapter which claimed to have outed the officer involved. Five…

Hidden Cash Philanthropy Is Going Viral

That’s right! I’m here to spread some good news on this lovely Sunday. An anonymous and wealthy property developer in San Francisco with the twitter handle @hiddencash initiated a treasure hunt about a week ago and now it’s spreading internationally.…

Albuquerque Protests Turn Violent

Earlier this month, James Boyd, age 38, was confronted by police officers for illegally camping in the Sandia Foothills in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After a somewhat brief standoff, Boyd and the officers had come to a peaceful agreement of sorts.…

FBI Anonymous Hackers Net Over 100k Employees’ Info

Reuters and the Atlantic Wire reported today about hacktivist collective Anonymous, which utilized backdoor entry to gain access to over 100,000 government employees’ information. It all started last year, but we learned about it when 28-year-old Lauri Love, a British…

Typhoon Yolanda Makes Landfall in Philippines

The Philippines has been hit by  powerful pacific storm, Haiyan, which is classified as a super typhoon. The typhoon brought sustained winds that were measured at more than 195 miles per hour before making landfall. The storm sustained one minute…

Million Mask March Protests…Stuff…

Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot! So begins many different iterations of poetry derived from the Gunpowder Plot, an attempt by Catholics…

Maryville, Mo Rape Case Receives Special Prosecutor

On January 8, 2012, 14 year old Daisy Coleman and her 13 year old friend, Paige Parkhurst, snuck out Daisy’s home, after consuming stolen alcohol, and went to a party thrown by high school football players. At said party, both…

Facebook Did Not Intentionally Block Tor

Tor has become a tool of free expression in parts of the world where citizens can not speak freely against their government. Many use the anonymous Web network to share information and updates with the rest of the world via…

Anonymous Announces #OpPetrol, Targets Oil Industry

Anonymous has a bone to pick with the oil industry. Via various Anonymous related YouTube channels, the hacktivist group announced Operation Petrol this week. As the name implies, Anonymous will be targeting the oil industry. What’s interesting about this particular…

Anonymous Defaces NAMBLA Web Site As Part Of #OpAlice

Anonymous has a history with child predators. The hacktivist group frequently targets them during its operations, but it’s now launching a massive attack on numerous Web sites as part of a new operation. Anonymous announced today that it has taken…

Australia Claims To Have Nabbed LulzSec Leader, Anonymous Says They Nabbed A Troll

Just last week, a member of LulzSec was sentenced for his part in the Sony Pictures hack in 2011 that saw information from the site being spread across the Internet. Now Australia says it’s nabbed another member of the notorious…

Anonymous Hacks North Korea’s Twitter, Flickr Accounts

Did you know North Korea has a Twitter and flickr account? The nation uses these accounts to spread its propaganda, but recent world events have made the nation’s online presence a target for hackers. The Guardian reports that North Korea’s…

Anonymous Hacked By Rival Hacker Collective

Over the past few days, a number of high profile brands and people have had their Twitter accounts hacked. Burger King was the first to fall victim to the hacks with Donald Trump’s personal account following a day later. Now…