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Anonymous Hacks FEMA
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 19, 2013
The hacktivist group posted details about FEMA contacts that it obtained from an agency database.
Tags: database, government, FEMA, hack attacks, Anonymous
London Court Sentences LulzSec Hackers
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 17, 2013
Three of the men tried for cyberattacks got jail time; a fourth got a suspended sentence.
Tags: cyberattack, hacker, UK, hack attacks, LulzSec, Anonymous
Anonymous Calls for Web Blackout to Protest CISPA
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 22, 2013
Few websites participated in Monday's "Internet Blackout Day."
Tags: Web, Internet, Anonymous, CISPA, hacktivist
Anonymous Attacks North Korea
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 04, 2013
Hactivists have gained access to government-run Twitter and Flickr accounts.
Tags: Twitter, government, hacker, Flickr, North Korea, Anonymous, hacktivist
Anonymous Hacked the Fed
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 07, 2013
The hacktivist group has published contact information for 4,000 bankers.
Tags: hack attacks, Anonymous, Security Breaches, hacktivist, Federal Reserve
Anonymous Hacks U.S. Government Site
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 28, 2013
The hacktivist group is protesting the treatment of Aaron Swartz, the programmer and Reddit co-founder who recently committed suicide.
Tags: cybersecurity, hackers, government, Anonymous, Department of Defense, hacktivists
The Biggest Security Threats of 2013
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 28, 2012
McAfee predicts that mobile threats will become more prevalent, but that Anonymous will decline in importance.
Tags: Windows 8, McAfee, Security Advisory, cyberattack, Anonymous, ransomware, mobile malware
Hackers Launch Cyberattack Spree Nov. 5, Guy Fawkes Day
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 05, 2012
Anonymous and other groups attacked Symantec, PayPal, NBC, the Australian government and even Lady Gaga.
Tags: hackers, cyberattack, websites, hacktivism, hack attacks, Anonymous
Anonymous' Barrett Brown Raided by FBI During Online Chat
By Staff | Article Published September 14, 2012
The hacktivist leader had posted a video threatening FBI agent Robert Smith.
Tags: hacker, FBI, hacktivism, Anonymous
GoDaddy: Service Outage Was Our Fault, Not Hacking
By Staff | Article Published September 12, 2012
Although a hacker claimed responsibility, the hosting provider said the outage was actually due to networking problems.
Tags: outage, networking, GoDaddy, hacktivism, hack attacks, Anonymous
The Real Source of Apple Device IDs Leaked by Anonymous Last Week
By Staff | Article Published September 11, 2012
App developer Blue Toad believes it was the source of the data.
Tags: Device, Apple, IDS, hack attacks, Anonymous
GoDaddy Says Service Restored After Web Outage
By Staff | Article Published September 11, 2012
Hackers associated with Anonymous have taken credit for the attack that knocked many small business websites offline.
Tags: website, outage, GoDaddy, small business, Web hosting, hacktivism, hack attacks, Anonymous
Anonymous Drives Security Fears, But Not Spending
By Staff | Article Published April 23, 2012
A survey finds 61 percent of IT personnel believe hacktivists are likely to target their networks in the next six months.
Tags: security, advanced persistent threats, hacktivism, Anonymous
Time Magazine Readers Name Anonymous 'Most Influential Person'
By Staff | Article Published April 19, 2012
Did the hackers rig the poll in their favor?
Tags: hackers, Anonymous
Anonymous Hacks Hundreds of Chinese Government Sites
By Staff | Article Published April 04, 2012
The world's best known hacker group now has a branch in China.
Tags: China, hackers, hack attacks, Anonymous
Anonymous Operating System Prompts Security Warnings
By Staff | Article Published March 15, 2012
The hacktivist group has released its own OS, based on Ubuntu and packed full of hacker tools.
Tags: open source, Linux, operating system, Ubuntu, hackers, Anonymous
Anonymous Leaks Symantec's Norton Anti-Virus Source Code
By Staff | Article Published March 09, 2012
The security firm says that none of the exposed code is used in current products.
Tags: Symantec, hacker, Anonymous
Anonymous Supporters Attacked, Their Bank Data Vulnerable
By Staff | Article Published March 05, 2012
People who thought they were supporting Anonymous' DDoS attacks may also have downloaded malware onto their own systems.
Tags: hack attacks, Anonymous
Interpol Arrests 25 Alleged Anonymous Members
By Staff | Article Published February 29, 2012
Authorities rounded up hackers in 15 different cities in Argentina, Chile, Columbia and Spain.
Tags: hack attacks, Anonymous
WikiLeaks Publishes Security Think Tank Emails
By Staff | Article Published February 27, 2012
The whistle-blowing website has published 5 million email messages stolen by hackers associated with Anonymous.
Tags: security, Wikileaks, Anonymous, Stratfor
Anonymous Denies It Is Pursuing Power Outage Attacks
By Staff | Article Published February 21, 2012
The director of the NSA has warned the President and other officials that the hackivist group could take out the power grid by 2014.
Tags: hack attacks, Anonymous
Anonymous Threatens to DDOS Root Internet Servers
By Staff | Article Published February 20, 2012
Security experts doubt whether the attacks, scheduled for March 31, will succeed.
Tags: hack attacks, Anonymous
Symantec pcAnywhere Code Leaked After $50,000 Payoff Deal Collapses
By Staff | Article Published February 07, 2012
Anonymous posted an e-mail string full of negotiations between hackers and the security vendor.
Tags: hackers, Anonymous
Symantec Warns Users to Disable pcAnywhere
By Staff | Article Published January 26, 2012
The hacktivist group Anonymous stole source code for the product back in 2006.
Tags: security, vulnerability, Anonymous
Anonymous Tricked People into Joining Website Attacks
By Staff | Article Published January 23, 2012
People who clicked links in tweets sent out by the group may have unwittingly joined in the attacks.
Tags: hack attacks, Anonymous
Anonymous Hacks DOJ, RIAA, MPAA and Universal Music Websites
By Staff | Article Published January 20, 2012
The hacker group is retaliating against a raid that shut down file sharing service Megaupload.
Tags: DDOS Attack, Anonymous, SOPA
Anonymous Threatens Mexico's Murderous Drug Lords
By Staff | Article Published October 31, 2011
The hacktivist group says it will expose members of the Zetas drug cartel unless they release an Anonymous member who is being held captive.
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