Tag: hactivism

Anonymous #OpVendetta Starts November 5th in London

Anonymous #OpVendetta Starts November 5th in London

| October 2, 2012 | 2 Replies

  Infosecurity Magazine   Anonymous #OpVendetta Starts November 5th in London – This weekend saw a leaflet paperstorm in London, with masked anons handing out flyers proclaiming #OpVendetta slated for 5th November in London. Led by Anonymous UK and Ireland, it is, we are told, “the biggest Anonymous protest in the UK” yet seen. The name […]

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Anonymous Hactivists Spokesman Barrett Brown – Letter From Prison

Anonymous Hactivists Spokesman Barrett Brown – Letter From Prison

| September 29, 2012 | 1 Reply

Barrett Brown iNewp   Anonymous Hactivists Spokesman Barrett Brown – Letter From Prison It is hard for me to express how much I appreciate your letter, which is the first I have received here, along with the support I’ve reportedly gotten from others so far. Before I forget, let me request that you also send a tweet […]

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Anonymous Hacker Group Attacks GoDaddy.com

Anonymous Hacker Group Attacks GoDaddy.com

| September 11, 2012 | 1 Reply

Chris Dougherty Virtual Threat Contributing Writer   A member of the Anonymous hacker group claimed responsibility for an attack on sites hosted by GoDaddy.com early Monday morning.  The hacking group claimed that the service provider was targeted because of their support for internet censorship. GoDaddy is responsible for website hosting and DNS services for millions […]

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Anonymous May Attack Energy Companies

Anonymous May Attack Energy Companies

| August 28, 2012 | 3 Replies

Greg Quinn, Bloomber Business Insider   Canadian security agencies have warned energy companies such as Imperial Oil Ltd. their computers may be attacked by the Anonymous hacker group because of the industry’s work developing Alberta’s oil sands, government documents show. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, public safety department and Communications Security Establishment Canada all investigated […]

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Facebook Twitter Role in Syrian Uprising

Facebook Twitter Role in Syrian Uprising

| August 15, 2012 | Reply

  DayPress   PARIS- Facebook Twitter Role in Syrian Uprising.  The battle for Syria is raging on the ground but also on social media, where people on both sides of the conflict are hacking, posting and spamming in a frenzied propaganda war. The Twitter feeds of news organizations have been hacked by pro-regime elements, videos […]

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Anonymous Targets Accounts of Patriot Hactivist ‘The Jester’, th3j35t3r

Anonymous Targets Accounts of Patriot Hactivist ‘The Jester’, th3j35t3r

| July 9, 2012 | 1 Reply

Chris Dougherty Virtual Threat Contributing Writer   There is a war brewing.  This war will be fought on the digital front.  The players are the Anonymous hactivist group and a ‘Patriot Hactivist’ known as The Jester (th3j35t3r). Today the Anonymous hactivist group claims to have managed to take control of several social accounts belonging to ‘Patriot Hactivist’ […]

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New Anonymous Leader Will Be Like Tony Soprano

New Anonymous Leader Will Be Like Tony Soprano

| July 9, 2012 | Reply

David Gilbert International Business Times   Anonymous, the loose hacking collective which sprang to worldwide prominence last year, is going through a major change and is waiting for a new leader to emerge – and that leader could model himself on Tony Soprano according to one security expert. Rob Rachwald, director of security strategy with […]

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Meet A Cyber Spec Ops Warrior: th3j35t3r

Meet A Cyber Spec Ops Warrior: th3j35t3r

| June 15, 2012 | 4 Replies

Laura Walker SOFREP   The Jester is a lone-wolf patriot hacker who has been successfully waging a campaign of asymmetrical offensive cyber warfare in support of the United States for two and a half years. Among his known targeted attacks are numerous takedowns of jihadi recruiting websites, Wikileaks, the Westboro Baptist Church, (dragging 20 sites of theirs down […]

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New Hacker Crews Spawned By Anonymous, LulzSec

New Hacker Crews Spawned By Anonymous, LulzSec

| June 15, 2012 | Reply

Elinor Mills CNET   With names like “LulzSec Reborn,” “MalSec,” and “SpexSec,” new hacking crews are cropping up in the wake of LulzSec arrests and Anonymous dissatisfaction. It’s been three months since the arrest of a handful of people accused of conducting denial-of-service and other attacks on police and corporate networks as part of the notorious […]

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UGNazi Hacktivists Attack 4chan, CloudFlare, Wounded Warrior Project

UGNazi Hacktivists Attack 4chan, CloudFlare, Wounded Warrior Project

| June 14, 2012 | 1 Reply

Ms. Smith NetworkWorld   After the FBI arrested Cosmo, the alleged leader of the UGNazi hacking group, the hackers attacked CloudFlare via a flaw in Google’s two-factor authentication system. The CloudFlare hack allowed UGNazi to change the DNS for 4chan, so visitors to the site were redirected to a UGNazis Twitter account. The attack on […]

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