As part of its surveillance efforts, the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) collected real-time data on visitors to WikiLeaks, which included country of origin, and search terms used to arrive at the website.
The UK’s spy agency waged cyberattacks against the online chat rooms of Anonymous and LulzSec hacktivists, documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal. And they used computerized “weapons” similar to those used by the hacktivists against their own targets…
WikiLeaks releases documents, PayPal suspends their account and Anonymous in turn attacks PayPal in a retaliatory move. The next part of the story? Those hackers just plead guilty to the attacks. Read more here.
Jeremy Hammond is about to serve a 10 year prison sentence after getting caught hacking into computers owned and operated by Strategic Forecasting, which is a global intelligence firm.
First the federal sign-up page for Obamacare falters. Now, it turns out that mysterious hacktivist group Anonymous has been penetrating U.S. government computers and networks for almost a year now.
Anonymous has a history of commemorating November 5, regarded by the group as Guy Fawkes Day, raising heck with protests and hacks. So what did they end up doing? Read on to find out.
Today is November 5, a date significant to Anonymous, the mysterious hacker-activist group. Will they pull off something big today? Maybe so, if their official Twitter account tells us anything.
Journalist and Anonymous sympathizer Barrett Brown is facing 105 years in prison, in part because he shared a link. (He also threatened an FBI agent on YouTube.) Could the same thing happen to you?
Cases like the Steubenville rape and the Boston Marathon bombing show that pattern of abuse has developed in the way we exercise our right to free speech on the Web. And if we don't put a stop to it, we might not like the outcome.
Internet collective Anonymous has, again, gotten involved in attempting to right a social wrong with the release of a statement about the ongoing prosecution by Indian River County authorities of a Florida teen for having a younger girlfriend.
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Anonymous' campaign for social justice is taking a somewhat unexpected step, as the faceless organization raises more than $50,000 to fund a new website dedicated to breaking news and journalism as an alternative to the mainstream media.
Hacker group Anonymous appears to have targeted North Korea this week, plastering offensive images at various North Korean websites and overtaking others. The group also indicates its next attack would be coming later this month.
Reuters' social media editor, Matthew Keys, is facing potential jail time for divulging to Anonmyous the Tribune Company's server's log-in credentials. He's been suspended from his position with Reuters, and could face jail time.
Unleashing a hefty dose of digital vigilantism on the Westboro Baptist Church, Anonymous is attacking over exploitation of the Newtown tragedy.