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Turkey Blocks GitHub, Google Drive and Dropbox to Censor RedHack Leaks

Turkey Blocks GitHub, Google Drive and Dropbox to Censor RedHack Leaks

October 10, 2016Wang Wei
Turkey is again in the news for banning online services, and this time, it's a bunch of sites and services offered by big technology giants. Turkey government has reportedly blocked access to cloud storage services including Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox, and Google Drive, as well as the code hosting service GitHub, reports censorship monitoring group Turkey Blocks. The services were blocked on Saturday following the leak of some private emails allegedly belonging to Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Berat Albayrak — also the son-in-law of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Github, Dropbox, and Google Drive are issuing SSL errors, which indicates interception of traffic at the national or ISP level. Microsoft OneDrive was also subsequently blocked off throughout Turkey. The leaks come from a 20-year-old hacktivist group known as RedHack, which leaked 17GB of files containing some 57,623 stolen emails dating from April 2000 to September this year. A court in Turkish
Redhack hits Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality & Sewerage Administration systems

Redhack hits Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality & Sewerage Administration systems

August 15, 2013Mohit Kumar
The Redhack hacking Group hacked into the websites of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Water and Sewerage Administration. Hacker resets the credentials and announced the new login details on twitter i.e. " User: Redhack-Password: Redhack ". The hacked portal URL is : http://askiportal.adana-aski.gov.tr/default.aspx Redhack (Kızıl Hackerlar, Kızıl Hackerlar Birliği), is a Turkish Marxist Leninist computer hacker group which was founded in 1997. It's a group of ten alleged members were arrested in 2012 and charged with cyber crimes that could garner 8 to 24 year prison term. The group's website alleges that all of the arrestees are innocent, and not in fact members.
RedHack hacker group on trial in Turkey

RedHack hacker group on trial in Turkey

November 27, 2012Mohit Kumar
A group of Internet hackers appeared in an Ankara court on Monday on charges of terrorism, the first time alleged cyber criminals have been put on trial in Turkey. Those arrested in suspicion of the attacks are mostly students who deny having the technical skills required to carry out such a hack. RedHack has denied the allegations, saying 10 people currently being tried have no ties with the group and that the allegations of terrorism are simply part of the government’s policy against all of its opponents in the country. The defendants, who deny the charges, risk prison sentences ranging from eight to 24 years if convicted. Redhack claims to be affiliated with the international hackers' group Anonymous group, and has carried out several online attacks against state and private domains since 1997. Shortly after the arrests, RedHack declared that the individuals taken into custody had no association with the group. After releasing the statement, the collective brought down seve
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