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Anonymous Group Leaks Identities of 1000 KKK Members

Anonymous Group Leaks Identities of 1000 KKK Members

November 06, 2015Wang Wei
The online hacktivist group Anonymous has followed through on its promise to disclose the identities of hundreds of Ku Klux Klan members. On Monday, Anonymous vowed to release the full info dump of about  1,000 alleged Ku Klux Klan members with a chosen date of 5th of this November. As promised, Anonymous posted a link to a Pastebin account with the names, aliases, Google Plus profiles, Facebook accounts and other identifying information of roughly 1,000 individuals the group believes are members of the Ku Klux Klan. The hackers behind the leak tweeted a link to a Pastebin on a Twitter account, Operation KKK ( @Operation_KKK ) believed to be controlled by them. Ku Klux Klan (KKK) is classified as a White Supremacist Racist group by the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center, allegedly having total 5,000 to 8,000 members. "We hope Operation KKK will, in part, spark a bit of constructive dialogue about race, racism, racial terror and fr
Anonymous Hackers to Leak 1000 of KKK Members Details on Million Mask March (Nov 5, 2015)

Anonymous Hackers to Leak 1000 of KKK Members Details on Million Mask March (Nov 5, 2015)

November 03, 2015Mohit Kumar
The Online Hacktivist group Anonymous announced it plans to reveal the identities of about 1,000 Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members on 5th November , the day of the Global Protest movement known as the Million Mask March. Million Mask March , where protesters don Guy Fawkes masks in hundreds of cities around the world, and march together against the corrupt Governments and corporations. Ku Klux Klan (KKK) is classified as a White Supremacist Racist group by the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center, allegedly having total 5,000 to 8,000 members. It was founded after the Civil War by former Confederate soldiers to fight against the reforms imposed by the North during Reconstruction. “ We've gained access to yet another KKK Twitter account. Using the info obtained, we will be revealing about 1000 Klan member identities. ”, Anonymous Hackers tweeted last week. The list of 1000 KKK Members, to be released on 5th November, apparently includes the
Rise in website Defacement attacks by Hackers around the World

Rise in website Defacement attacks by Hackers around the World

November 05, 2013Wang Wei
Last week we noticed a rise in cyber attacks particularly - website Defacement attacks on many governments and organizations of different countries by the hackers around the world. Targeted countries include Singapore, Mexico, Philippines, Australia, Egypt, United States, Syria and many more. Out of all these targets, most controversial were Philippines and Australia, hacked by Activist group Anonymous. Last Sunday, Anonymous hackers from Indonesia defaced hundreds of websites belonging to the Australian Government , saying the action was in response to reports of spying by Australia. The websites, defaced with a message reading " Stop Spying on Indonesia ". We have shared the list of all targeted website on a pastebin note . In a separate incident, Anonymous hackers defaced more than 38 Philippine Government websites, and called on the public to support an anti-corruption protest “ Million Mask March ” at the Batasang Pambansa on November 5. “ The government,
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