Tag: hactivism

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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Cyber Warriors Strike al-Qaeda Online

Cyber Warriors Strike al-Qaeda Online

| April 6, 2012 | 1 Reply

Paul Koring The Globe and Mail   Cyber-warrior attacks have created havoc with al-Qaeda’s internet presence – taking out at least five major jihadi websites nearly two weeks ago – although the radical Islamic group has managed to get one of its main web forums back online. “The enemies of Allah . . . (attacked) with a […]

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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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TH3J35T3R: Don’t Dox The Man, Dox The Actions

TH3J35T3R: Don’t Dox The Man, Dox The Actions

| March 28, 2012 | 2 Replies

    Krypt3ia   Preamble: Over the last few years, Jester has been out there making waves and headlines. I have been watching all of this with a jaundiced eye and think that its once again time I sit down and put my thoughts on paper, so to speak, about his antics. Recently, he had […]

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Anonymous Promises to Take Down the Internet

Anonymous Promises to Take Down the Internet

| March 23, 2012 | 1 Reply

Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com   They’re back. The FBI’s Lulzsec promises hijinks on April Fool’s Day. On Saturday, the supposed hacktivist group infiltrated – and we can presume created – by the U.S. government released a YouTube video promising more mayhem. “Lulzsec will start targeting governments, corporations, agencies, and quite possibly the people watching this video. We are […]

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AntiSec Hackers Hit US Police Supplier

AntiSec Hackers Hit US Police Supplier

| March 11, 2012 | 1 Reply

The Nation   Hackers identifying themselves with the Antisec movement have attacked the site of a company that sells equipment to US law enforcers such as the police. A message posted over New York Ironwork’s homepage said it was a “tribute to Jeremy Hammond”. Mr Hammond has been accused of being involved in an attack […]

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Curiosity Pwned the Cat

Curiosity Pwned the Cat

| March 10, 2012 | 6 Replies

th3 j35t3r   ‘Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret’.  – Ralph Waldo Emerson At the beginning of this week just hours before the news of Hector Monsegur’s arrest broke, many of you will have noticed that my twitter profile pic changed from the usual ‘Jester Mask’ to a QR-Code. The timing of this subtle change could not have been […]

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Vatican Website Hacked by Anonymous

Vatican Website Hacked by Anonymous

| March 9, 2012 | Reply

James Johnson The Inquisitr    Hacktivist group Anonymous took retaliation against “corruption in the Roman Catholic Church” by taking down the Vatican website on Wednesday morning. Still inaccessible on Wednesday evening a spokesman would not confirm that that hacker group was responsible for the attack. On an Italian-language website Anonymous accused the Catholic Church of […]

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Adult Site Hacked, Credit Card Info Exposed

Adult Site Hacked, Credit Card Info Exposed

| March 9, 2012 | Reply

Paul Roberts ThreatPost.com   The adult Web site DigitalPlayground.com was hackeed. A group calling itself TheConsortium has claimed credit for the attack, saying it stole credit card information on 40,000 paying customers and even listened in on a company conference call. The compromise occurred on March 4, according to a message attributed to TheConsortium and […]

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