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Anonymous Brings Down 485 Chinese Websites
2012-04-05 13:52:14

The hacktivist group known as Anonymous has reportedly defaced hundreds of Chinese government websites, alerting visitors and citizens of the Internet filter in the country.

Pastebin Cracking Down On Hackers
2012-04-03 13:41:55

After years of use and abuse by hackers, Pastebin is taking a stand by vowing to purge improper use from its servers.

2011 Was A Big Year For Hacktivists
2012-03-22 13:17:17

Verizon unveiled on Thursday that hacktivist groups like Anonymous stole about 100 million Internet user's data in 2011.

Anonymous-OS Released Into The Wild...Best To Steer Clear
2012-03-16 05:03:13

A new operating system called “Anonymous-OS” has been released on the internet. The operating system bears the name of the now infamous “hacktivist” collective “Anonymous” and includes a number of hacking tools.

Anonymous Takes Down Vatican Website
2012-03-08 12:36:03

The notorious hacking group Anonymous took down several Vatican websites on Wednesday, calling the Catholic Church "corrupt."

Anonymous Targets Panda Labs Following Lulzsec Arrests
2012-03-08 05:37:31

A website belonging to antivirus software and Internet security firm Panda Security was targeted by members of the hacking collective Anonymous Tuesday in what various media outlets are calling retaliation for the arrest of five members of the Lulzsec group earlier this week.

Failed Anonymous Attack On Vatican Analyzed By Security Firm
2012-03-01 12:24:35

Imperva, a data-protection firm, claims it was able to use Anonymous' failed Vatican attack to unveil the structure behind the hacktivist group's methods.

Anonymous Takes Down FTC Websites
2012-02-18 05:29:29

Hacktivist group Anonymous claimed it has broken into websites of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.