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Hacktivist Group Anonymous (#OpISIS) Takes Down Islamic State (ISIS) Social Media Accounts

Hacktivist Group Anonymous (#OpISIS) Takes Down Islamic State (ISIS) Social Media Accounts

February 08, 2015Wang Wei
The hacktivist group Anonymous has launched a massive cyber attack against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) — the radical Isl...
Anonymous Hacktivist 'Barrett Brown' Released From Prison

Anonymous Hacktivist 'Barrett Brown' Released From Prison

November 30, 2016Wang Wei
Barrett Brown , a journalist, formerly served as an unofficial spokesman for the hacktivist collective Anonymous, finally walked free fr...
Anonymous Declares War On Donald Trump — #OpTrump

Anonymous Declares War On Donald Trump — #OpTrump

December 11, 2015Swati Khandelwal
After targeting the Islamic State (ISIS) group in the wake of Deadly terror attacks in Paris, hacktivist group Anonymous has now turned...
Anonymous hacktivist Barrett Brown's Mother faces Prison for hiding Evidences

Anonymous hacktivist Barrett Brown's Mother faces Prison for hiding Evidences

March 27, 2013Mohit Kumar
The mother of alleged Anonymous hacktivist Barrett Brown has pleaded guilty to helping her son hide two laptop computers from federal i...
Anonymous Hackers not responsible for attack on Dahabshiil

Anonymous Hackers not responsible for attack on Dahabshiil

July 22, 2012Mohit Kumar
There was an incident that a group claiming to be the cyber hacker or hacktivist group Anonymous has threatened Dahabshiil an international ...
British Court rules Hacktivist 'Lauri Love' can be extradited to USA

British Court rules Hacktivist 'Lauri Love' can be extradited to USA

September 16, 2016Swati Khandelwal
British citizen and alleged hacker Lauri Love will be extradited to the United States to face allegations of hacking into United State...
Anonymous claims they Hacked Donald Trump ...Really?

Anonymous claims they Hacked Donald Trump ...Really?

March 18, 2016Wang Wei
The 'Hacktivist' collective group Anonymous claimed to have leaked personal details of the controversial US presidential candida...
Save the Date — 11th December: Anonymous to Celebrate 'ISIS Trolling Day'

Save the Date — 11th December: Anonymous to Celebrate 'ISIS Trolling Day'

December 07, 2015Swati Khandelwal
After hacking and taking down social media accounts of ISIS members, the online Hacktivist group Anonymous is back again with its new pl...
Anonymous Hacking Group Takes Down 20,000 ISIS Twitter accounts

Anonymous Hacking Group Takes Down 20,000 ISIS Twitter accounts

November 21, 2015Swati Khandelwal
In the wake of horrific terror attacks in Paris, the online Hacktivist group Anonymous last week declared " total war " again...
Hey ISIS! Check Out How 'Idiot' Anonymous Hackers Can Disrupt your Online Propaganda

Hey ISIS! Check Out How 'Idiot' Anonymous Hackers Can Disrupt your Online Propaganda

November 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The online Hacktivist group Anonymous declared War against the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) that claimed responsibility for the ...
Anonymous Hacks Swedish Government in Revenge for 'Pirate Bay' Takedown

Anonymous Hacks Swedish Government in Revenge for 'Pirate Bay' Takedown

December 17, 2014Swati Khandelwal
An online "hacktivist" group that calls itself Anonymous has claimed responsibility for hacking into email accounts of Swedis...
Anonymous Hackers Claim to Identify the Cop Who killed Mike Brown in Ferguson

Anonymous Hackers Claim to Identify the Cop Who killed Mike Brown in Ferguson

August 14, 2014Mohit Kumar
Members of the international hacker collective Anonymous have claimed they have identified the Ferguson , Missouri law enforcement offi...
Anonymous Group Takes Down Mossad's Website Over Gaza Conflict

Anonymous Group Takes Down Mossad's Website Over Gaza Conflict

July 31, 2014Wang Wei
The hacktivist group Anonymous has reportedly taken down the official website of the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad against Israel’...
Hack or attempt to Hack, you may face 20 years in prison

Hack or attempt to Hack, you may face 20 years in prison

January 09, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman ' Patrick Leahy ' reintroduced a revamped version of the " Personal Data Privacy and Se...
Anonymous Takes Down NISD Over Student Tracking

Anonymous Takes Down NISD Over Student Tracking

November 27, 2012Mohit Kumar
Hacker group Anonymous claims he took down North-side Independent School District's website (www.NISD.net) on Saturday to protest the di...
10 Lebanese government websites taken down by Hacktivist group

10 Lebanese government websites taken down by Hacktivist group

April 26, 2012Mohit Kumar
Several Lebanese ministry websites were the target of a hack attack Thursday by the group Raise Your Voice, in the second such attack on g...
#OpFacebook : Facebook will be down on November 5 by Anonymous Hackers Attack

#OpFacebook : Facebook will be down on November 5 by Anonymous Hackers Attack

August 09, 2011Mohit Kumar
#OpFacebook : Facebook will be down on November 5 by Anonymous Hackers Attack Anonymous has vowed to "destroy" Facebook on Nov. ...
British Hacker 'Lauri Love' will not be extradited to US, Court Rules

British Hacker 'Lauri Love' will not be extradited to US, Court Rules

February 05, 2018Swati Khandelwal
British citizen and hacker Lauri Love, who was accused of hacking into United States government websites, will not be extradited to stand...
French Police Seize 6 Tor Relay Servers in WannaCry Investigation

French Police Seize 6 Tor Relay Servers in WannaCry Investigation

June 11, 2017Mohit Kumar
WannaCry , the biggest ransomware attack in the history, gained prominence very rapidly in the media globally after the ransomware infect...
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