Tag Archives: Anonymous

Anonymous goes after Hunter Moore, the infamous revenge-porn website publisher

Posted December 5, 2012 Those claiming to be affiliated with Anonymous have declared war on the internet’s most hated man, Hunter Moore, who gained infamy by publishing pornographic photos of people without their permission, in fulfillment of the wishes of their bitter exes. For more, here’s the story.

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Masks banned in Canadian riots, just in time for Anonymous day of action

Posted November 4, 2012 Violators could get up to 10 years in prison if convicted of covering their faces during unlawful assembly. The bill’s sponsor stresses that he’s targeting violence and vandals, rather than criminalizing pandas, PETA’s bloody seals or Frosty the Snowman. What will this mean for those affiliated with Anonymous who wear the […]

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FBI claims that Tor stymied child abuse investigation

Posted June 14, 2012 A recently published Freedom of Information Act (FOI) request has revealed that in at least one case, the US police’s hunt for online child pornographers has been hindered by Tor. Here’s the article.

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The Pirate Bay gives thumbs-down on Anonymous DDoS attack on Virgin Media

Posted May 11, 2012 File-sharing site The Pirate Bay has denounced an Anonymous DDoS campaign that took down Virgin Media, calling it an “ugly” method that’s no better than the UK court order for ISPs to block users from getting to The Pirate Bay. Read the full article on Naked Security. 

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Why we need Anonymous 2.0

Posted on April 24, 2012 A few thoughts on the “hacktivist” group Anonymous that came out of Josh Corman and Brian “Jericho” Martin’s keynote at the SOURCE security conference in Boston last week. Read the article. 

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Stratfor’s back, defiant but blushing over unencrypted subscriber data

Posted January 12, 2012 George Fried,an, CEO of Stratfor, came forth with a public statement explaining what happened in the attacks against his company last December. He admitted fault, took responsibility and accused Anonymous of censorship that doesn’t come openly from governments, but rather from people hiding behind masks. I like Stratfor’s approach to owning […]

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Researchers find many weak Stratfor passwords

Posted January 4, 2012 A professor at Utah Valley University analyzed the leaked password hashes stolen by Anonymous from security firm Stratfor and determined even their security-minded customers choose weak passwords. Here’s the story on Naked Security.

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Anonymous bullies Sony and Nintendo over SOPA support

Posted January 3, 2012 Anonymous is threatening companies like Sony and Nintendo over their support of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Will this accomplish their goals, or simply create more victims? Check out the story.

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Anonymous takes down El Salvadoran sites

Anonymous launched DDoS attacks against El Salvador’s government, forcing several websites to be temporarily taken offline. The full story’s here.

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Anonymous shifts anti-Zetas operation to safer channels

Following the murder of multiple bloggers and reports that the Mexican drug cartel has hired narcohackers to help track Anonymous members for violent retaliation, the hacktivists have put into play a process that will hopefully shield Anonymous identities. Check out the story on Naked Security.

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