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Anonymous plans to exonerate subject of Making a Murderer doc with new evidence

Hacker group Anonymous says it will release critical information in the Steven Avery case, the focus of new Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer, through documents and phone records between police officers involved.
Computing

Anonymous is behind those massive cyberattacks in Turkey

It isn't just ISIS that Anonymous has declared war against -- it's all its friends as well. The hacktivist group has claimed responsibility for the series of cyberattacks that have taken some 400,000 websites offline in Turkey.
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Japan won’t stop whaling, so Anonymous hacked the Japanese Prime Minister

The attack occurred after Japan sent two whalers forth on a supposedly scientific mission to the Antarctic last week. Japan agreed to an international moratorium on commercial whaling thirty years ago, but continues to hunt whales under the…
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Anonymous wants you to troll ISIS on December 11

Online hacker collective Anonymous has called December 11 "ISIS Trolling Day," and it wants you to join in. Efforts to troll ISIS will take place online through social media, and in real life at a series of planned demonstrations.
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Anonymous hacks ISIS site, replaces it with Viagra ad

On Thursday, the Ghost Sec, a hacking group related to Anonymous, gained control of a website supporting the Islamic State, and replaced it with a Viagra advertisement. Anonymous has pledged retribution against the terrorist group for the…
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Anonymous launches ‘biggest operation ever’ against Islamic State

Hacktivist group Anonymous has posted a new video condemning the recent ISIS terror attacks in Paris, and stating that it'll continue its own war against the extremist group, which began in earnest earlier this year.
Computing

Security firm Incapsula discovers massive botnet, spans 109 countries worldwide

According to a new report from Incapsula security, a new style of the Spike router malware, dubbed Mr. Black, has been tearing its way through Thailand and Brazil in recent months.
Social Media

Citing threats, F.B.I. tells cops to be careful on social media

After the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, the F.B.I. released a warning to police of possible cyber attacks by "hacktivists." Cops were told to limit their social media activities.
Computing

Anonymous hacker Sabu gives first public interview since becoming an FBI snitch

Anonymous hacker turned FBI informant Hector Monsegur, AKA Sabu, has given his first public interview since he was outed as a snitch. Sabu revealed details about his arrest, the hacks he carried out, and the lack of online security.
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Spies monitored WikiLeaks visitors in real time, Snowden docs show

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.
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British spies cyberattacked Anonymous hackers, Snowden docs reveal

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…
Computing

Anonymous hackers plead guilty to 2010 PayPal hack

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.