Jan 28, 2016

Anonymous claims cyberattacks targeting MPD, airport websites

Police say someone purporting to be a member of the international hacker group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for a cyberattack on the Metropolitan Police Department’s website late Wednesday. According to police, the site could not be accessed between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. The ...

Oct 17, 2015

Anonymous cited in Web outages at two Japan airports

A tweet purporting to be from Anonymous, a diffuse international collective of online hacker activists, warned of cyberattacks on the websites of two major airports earlier this month, police sources said Saturday. A day later, the web pages of Narita and Chubu airports were ...

Jun 18, 2015

Cyberattack takes down Canada government websites; Anonymous claims credit

Several Canadian government websites and servers were taken down in a cyberattack on Wednesday, the government said, with the hacking group Anonymous taking responsibility in what it said was retaliation for a new anti-terrorism law passed by Canada’s lawmakers. The general website for government ...

Fascinating glimpse into world of hacking

Aug 31, 2013

Fascinating glimpse into world of hacking

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It is perhaps a little hard to remember now, but in 2010, there seemed to be a new global superpower. A superpower that acted in unorthodox ways, which was unaccountable and yet of the people, and that was above all nameless, faceless and, as ...