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Fearing ISIS, India censors dozens of popular websites

We're not sure this is the best way to fight the Islamic State.

On Jan 1, 2015 by Kevin Collier

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Gamergate’s doomed plan to win over Tumblr

This is almost too sad to be funny.

On Nov 4, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Hackers’ favorite publishing platform had a huge year in 2013

More than 300,000 pieces of private info were posted to Pastebin in 2013.

On Feb 19, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Bell Canada: 22,000 customer passwords leaked by hacking crew

The hacktivists known as NullCrew first gained notoriety for its high-profile attack on Cambridge University. 

On Feb 4, 2014 by Lorraine Murphy

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Anonymous draws blood by leaking SeaWorld board members’ credit cards

The movement shifts from its bluffing phase to open assault.

On Dec 27, 2013 by Miles Klee

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Jeremy Hammond supporters share list of countries the FBI allegedly used him to hack

An unverified document matches claims Hammond himself has made in the past.

On Nov 15, 2013 by Dell Cameron

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The Syrian Electronic Army couldn’t handle the Times’ traffic

The SEA was set to deliver an anti-war message on the New York Times, but its servers couldn't handle the load. 

On Aug 28, 2013 by [email protected]

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When will this sub’s spy tactics finally get our attention?

An essay on Pastebin seeks to do what a decade of articles has failed trying.

On Jul 5, 2013 by Aja Romano

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Anonymous hacks a chamber of commerce for the lulz

While the hacktivists collective acquired and released usernames and passwords, it's not clear if "lulz" were achieved. 

On Jun 18, 2013 by Curt Hopkins

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Anonymous claims it wasn’t behind Operation Last Resort

In a petition to get the perpetrators to cease and desist, an Anon writes: "We are not condemning those participating, only distancing ourselves from the message of this operation."

On Feb 1, 2013 by Curt Hopkins

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Hacker group Team GhostShell declares war on Russia

The Anonymous-linked group that leaked records from several major U.S. universities earlier this year has set its sites on the Russian government.

On Nov 2, 2012 by Fernando Alfonso III

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Hackers attack Filipino government over cybercrime law

The new law would destroy freedom of speech online, say critics.

On Oct 3, 2012 by Fernando Alfonso III

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Anonymous releases personal info on security firm Trapwire CEO

"Doxing" is a common form of hacker retribution or attack.

On Oct 1, 2012 by Lorraine Murphy

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Blackmailers make $50 on Romney’s tax returns

Hackers demanded a $1,000,000 ransom for the Republican presidential candidate’s tax records.

On Sep 28, 2012 by Jay Hathaway

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Arrested Anonymous member Barrett Brown sends letter from prison

'It is war. On paper, as always, but war,' online activist and Anonymous affiliate Brown wrote from the Texas prison where he is reportedly being held.

On Sep 25, 2012 by Lorraine Murphy