Tag Archives: Anonymous

Anonymous, the Boston Marathon bombing, and conspiracy theories

As this is being written, social media is buzzing over arrests in Boston. This is typical, in spite of (or perhaps because of) an official FBI press conference on the matter being scheduled for later in the day. Everyone is wanting information first – the holy grail of journalism, the big scoop. Of course, the… Read More »

250,000 Twitter accounts hacked by Anonymous

Twitter’s information security department has confirmed that 250,000 twitter accounts may have been compromised by the hacker group Anonymous. Twitter’s director of information security, Bob Lord,  said that they detected unusual access patterns including unauthorized attempts to access user data. The data accessed included usernames, email addresses and passwords. This attack was not the work… Read More »

Anonymous takes credit for attack on DOJ website

As a show of support for recently deceased Reddit founder Aaron Swartz, hacker group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for hacking into the Department of Justice’s Sentencing Commission website. The DOJ Sentencing Commission website, www.ussc.gov went dark Saturday morning after a hacking attack by a group of hackers identifying themselves as Anonymous. The group has taken… Read More »

Hacktivist group Anonymous changes mind

In recent videos by the hacker group “Anonymous”, threats were leveled at web sites owned by the likes of Facebook, the U.N. and several banks if the file sharing site MegaUpload.com was not restored. Now the group says that the announcements were only to raise awareness and that no attacks will occur, but that #opglobalblackout… Read More »

Another Government Site Down – Onguardonline.gov

Anonymous Hackers are at it again.  This time they have taken down www.OnGuardOnline.gov – The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) guardian website.  The group left a message to all US lawmakers: “If SOPA/PIPA/ACTA passes we will wage a relentless war against the corporate internet, destroying dozens upon dozens of government and company websites. As you are… Read More »

Hacker group "Anonymous" to hold internet, banks, UN hostage [Video]

Tens of millions of Americans may feel the wrath of the infamous hacker group “Anonymous” as they threaten phase one of  “Operation Global Blackout” over the recent shutdown of file sharing site MegaUpload.com. The video states that Anonymous has gained access to servers at several banks, the U.N., Microsoft’s XBoxLive, Playstation Networ, Facebook, Twitter and… Read More »

Anonymous Threatens Revenge Against the NYPD and Mayor Bloomberg

The group Anonymous has answered the call from Occupy Wall Street to act for their cause. This is the YouTube description for this video: It is time to regain our credibility and destroy the NYPD and one man…MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG. They leave no question what the next steps will be for them. It will be… Read More »

Herman Cain Releases Statement About Anonymous Accusers

Below is a statement Herman Cain released today in regards to anonymous accusers.  No mention was made of Sharon Bialek. I am a serious person, seeking the opportunity to do a serious and very important job. Our nation has very serious problems, particularly of an economic nature, and Barack Obama does not have the skill,… Read More »