Occupy Wall Street calls for solidarity with all hacktivists, and freedom for Jeremy Hammond.
A federal grand jury has indicted 13 members of the Internet hacking group Anonymous for allegedly carrying out cyber-attacks against websites worldwide in an effort to shut them down.
A cyber-attack of various government websites by groups of hackers seems to be underway Tuesday morning, as was warned in social media. A pastebin message begins with, “Let’s hurt them where it’s hurts the most” and the group promises, “Anonymous will make sure that’s this May 7th will be a day to remember” in what the group titles as, #OpUSA. The high profile list of targets includes, Bank of America, Citibank, White House websites, the FBI, among others.
If you thought the amorphous hacktivist collective known as Anonymous was done avenging the suicide of their own Aaron Swartz, think again. In an email blast sent to their community, as well as a message posted on their website, the group announced plans to disrupt President Obama’s State of the Union address and prevent it from live-streaming on the Internet.
Hacktivists claiming to be from the group Anonymous threatened early Saturday to release sensitive information about the U.S. Department of Justice as a response to the prosecution and death of Aaron Swartz.
Anonymous - We Are Legion - The Story of the Hacktivists (2012) from Anon Best Videoes on Vimeo. In recent years, the radical online community known as Anonymous has been associated with attacks or “raids” on hundreds of targets.
As the Israeli army rains shells on the Gaza strip Thursday, it’s also taken the offensive online, posting videos of its attacks on Hamas targets and live-tweeting its campaign. Now the hacktivist group Anonymous has responded with a
“Karl Rove Believes He Will Rig The 2012 Elections. This message is for him.” "We are Anonymous." "We are Legion." "We do not forgive." "We do not forget." "Expect us."
The hacktivist collective Anonymous launched an attack on various Swedish government and banking websites in the name of The Pirate Bay and Wikileaks editor Julian Assange.
Via: More than 1,000 email credentials from five multinational oil industry companies, including Shell and Exxon and BP, has been dumped online by hackers associated with the Anonymous movement. The hackers targeted the three giants
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