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Operation Defense Phase II Response To CISPA

Operation Defense Phase II Response To CISPA

| April 28, 2012 | 1 Reply

Zach Walton WebProNews   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 […]

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Anonymous Hackers Hit IPA Website

Anonymous Hackers Hit IPA Website

| April 28, 2012 | Reply

Jacob Kleinman International Business Times   Members of the hacktivist collective called Anonymous lashed out at the International Police Association http://ipa-iac.org (IPA) on Friday afternoon. The Anonymous hackers responsible left an angry message on the website’s homepage, stating that they defaced the page “for the lulz” (for fun) but also warned that they might have stolen some “sensitive data.” […]

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Anonymous – a History of Hacktivism

Anonymous – a History of Hacktivism

| April 28, 2012 | Reply

  RT   Anonymous was founded on the imageboard 4chan in 2003. The hacktivist group is open, and any hacker can apply the Anonymous label for his or her attacks, thus joining the movement. For the first five years of its existence, it was a little-known, decentralized online community. In 2006, the group organized the […]

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Anonymous Takes Out Boeing Website

Anonymous Takes Out Boeing Website

| April 12, 2012 | Reply

Matt Liebowitz MSNBC TechnoBlog   Anonymous is taking responsibility for launching a coordinated cyberattack on Boeing’s website, a high-profile takedown that’s part of the hacking collective’s campaign against what it believes is a stifling piece of federal legislation. Anonymous announced “Tango Down boeing.com by #Anonymous for #OpDefense” on its YourAnonNews Twitter feed at about 3:45 p.m. EDT […]

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Anonymous Hackers Plan More China Site Attacks

Anonymous Hackers Plan More China Site Attacks

| April 12, 2012 | Reply

Melanie Lee Huffington Post   SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The activist hacker group Anonymous plans to launch further attacks on Chinese government websites in a bid to uncover corruption and lobby for human rights, a member of the group said on Monday. Anonymous, a loosely knit group that has attacked financial and government websites around the […]

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CabinCr3w Hacker Identified By Twitter & Hot Bikini Girl

CabinCr3w Hacker Identified By Twitter & Hot Bikini Girl

| April 12, 2012 | Reply

Dan Oakes Brisbane Times   Summary: Photos of an Australian girl in a bikini led to the arrest of CabinCr3w hacker Higinio O. Ochoa III, who allegedly hacked government websites. PICTURES of a scantily clad woman taken in an outer-Melbourne suburb have led to the arrest of a man who allegedly hacked law enforcement and […]

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When Online Hacking Poses Real-World Dangers

When Online Hacking Poses Real-World Dangers

| April 7, 2012 | Reply

Steve Henn NPR   There are a couple interesting Anonymous stories out there in the ether today. First, the news. The group claims to have hacked a number of Chinese government websites. Last month, Anonymous China launched its own Twitter account. It was endorsed by the YourAnonNews account, which is kind of the unofficial clearinghouse […]

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Anonymous Says It Hacked Chinese Government Sites

Anonymous Says It Hacked Chinese Government Sites

| April 7, 2012 | Reply

The Associated Press NPR   BEIJING (AP) — China was struggling Thursday to restore several government websites that international hacking group Anonymous says it attacked in an apparent protest against Chinese Internet restrictions. On a Twitter account established in late March, Anonymous China listed the websites it says it hacked over the last several days. […]

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Pastebin Makes Plans To Censor Hacker Pastes

Pastebin Makes Plans To Censor Hacker Pastes

| April 7, 2012 | 2 Replies

by Sir Cumv3nt [VirtualThreat] Pastebin is seeking additional staffing in order to monitor the site for pastes that contain ‘sensitive information’, similar to those that hackers often post to the site.  Anonymous, the online hactivist group, claims this move screams of censorship. Pastebin.com currently has over 200,000 registered users on the site and gets more than […]

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“LulzSec Reborn” Hacks Military Dating Site

“LulzSec Reborn” Hacks Military Dating Site

| March 29, 2012 | 3 Replies

  RT   The hacking group LulzSec Reborn may have resurfaced after a short lull. The group claims to have attacked a military dating website. In its announcement on the pastebin.com website, the group said it has leaked 170,937 military emails from MilitarySingles.com website. “There are emails such as @us.army.mil ; @carney.navy.mil ; @greatlakes.cnet.navy.mil ; […]

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