Ku Klux Klan is a white supremacist group in the United States of America and Anonymous is a self-proclaimed “hacktivist” group. How are the two even connected? Well, recent reports tell us that Anonymous hacked into KKK’s Twitter account and have furthermore vowed to release the names of about one thousand Ku Klux Klan members.
We've gained access to yet another KKK Twitter account. Using the info obtained, we will be revealing about 1000 klan member identities.
— Operation KKK (@Operation_KKK) October 22, 2015
This is not the first time that Anonymous has taken upon itself the responsibility to reveal the [...]
As Slater’s character says in USA’s Mr. Robot, “It controls you and everyone you care about… Money…It’s become virtual. Software –the operating system of our world”, technology truly has become a force to reckon with. It’s interesting to see how the definition of technology and all that it entails has evolved over time, eventually becoming a magical entity which suddenly made information on the remotest of topics available just a simple click away.
In an attempt to move away from the fictional world of TV shows to the domain of international politics, one wonders how different Anonymous’ taking down of the Israeli websites in response to their attack on Palestinian cyber space [...]
Hackers from the Anonymous India group took down the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) website in an attempt to stand against the violation of Net Neutrality in the country. The website may be back online for the time being, but the group remains active on their twitter voicing out their reasons. The DDOS attack was done to the website to stand against the releasing of Email IDs by the organization, claims Anonymous India group.
Although TRAI took to the media outlets and said that the website was down due to technical glitches. However the hacktivist group has asserted claim over the DDOS attack.
So #TRAI calls it a technical glitch. [...]
Clicking on the ‘Buy Now’ tab on Amazon or Flipkart surely gives you that good feeling of owning the very product you wanted to have for long time. But have you ever thought of the possibility of you compromising your personal information in internet Eco-system; that may be used against you or for stealing your money. We’re sure you are aware of these crimes but you think they won’t happen to you. Well you are wrong, and statistics say otherwise.
According to ‘Internet Security Threat’ report that was recently released by Norton (Symantec), India [...]
It appears that official North Korean Twitter and Flickr accounts have been hijacked and defaced by groups that are linked to online hacking activism collective Anonymous.
The hack attacks, reported by TheNextWeb, follow last week’s hacking of North Korean news site Uriminzokkiri.com, which was said to have resulted in the theft of 15,000 passwords.
Members of Anonymous inside North Korea are said to have assisted with the latest hack attack, which is retaliation for aggressive moves by the country’s regime and its development of nuclear weapons in defiance of [...]
The AntiSec Campaign which started a few days ago as a partnership between hacker groups LulzSec and Anonymous, is a cat and mouse game between the hackers and the governments they target. One member of LulzSec, Ryan Cleary, a 19 year old from Wickford, Essex, UK, is suspected by authorities to be a leader of the group as well as being the brains behind the attacks on the FBI, CIA and Sony sites. He was arrested by British Police yesterday in a “pre-planned intelligence raid”. He has allegedly performed these acts from a computer in his mother’s house.
In another part of the world, the Brazilian wing [...]
The two most famous hacker groups in recent times have united in a campaign which they call AntiSec. The targets include banks, government organizations, and other high profile targets. They are urging hackers from around the world to unite to steal and leak classified documents, e-mails, and other information. [quote]We hear our #Anonymous brothers are making progress with #AntiSec, we also have reports of many rogue hacker groups joining in. :D[/quote] the group tweeted a few hours ago.
The campaign seems to have hit its first official target target today. The website of UK based Serious Organised Crime Agency was [...]
Anonymous, the name behind various recent cyber attacks including one in our own home, are finally under the scanner in a major way, Authorities in Spain say they have arrested three members of the organization that claims to be an Activist for morals. They also seized at least one computer used in the attacks on Sony. Those arrested are believed to have been important in coordinating the group’s activities in the country and to have distributed the Loic DDoS tool to others.
The group became infamous for hacking credit card companies, such as MasterCard and Visa, and PayPal in retribution for not allowing donations to be made to Julian Assange’s [...]
The hacker group know as Anonymous has shown its support for India’s Anti-Corruption Movement by hacking the National Infomatics Center (NIC) Website and placing this message:
The NIC is responsible for implementing and managing IT related projects including e-governance in India. Until now, most cyber attacks on India have been done by Pakistan based hackers as part of the on-going cyber-war between the two countries. Anonymous placed its logo along with a message for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the NIC website. The page was not accessible by Tuesday, but a google [...]
Sony is dealing with a bad year. After several cyber attacks already in the past month, this time around Sony Pictures was attacked by Lulz Security (laughing at your security since 2011) and they claim to have stolen the personal information of over 1,000,000 users. The attackers claim that the information was stored in plain text format in plain sight in and required just an SQL injection.
The group has already revealed 20,000 email / password combos of unfortunate users, along with 20,000 Sony music coupons, and the admin database for BMG Belgium employees.
Sony has been targeted by Hackers yet again. In the biggest attack against an organization, hackers all over the world are taking revenge for their rights with Sony. After several attacks including PSN, SONY BMG, and even a service all owned by Sony, This time its Sony Ericsson’s Canadian Online store and the intrusion extracted personal data of more than 2,000 Canadian Eshop customers.
According to SE the passwords taken were encrypted and no credit card details were lost. Hopefully SONY will tighten its security post these attack making it one of the most secure Company with online presence.
On Tuesday, security firm Sophos said Sony Music Japan suffered [...]
Sony is crying foul, with repeated attems at breaking its security have come into light, Several PSN attacks and other subsidiary attacks later. Now, Sony BMG in Greece is the next target. An anonymous poster has uploaded a user database to pastebin.com, including the usernames, real names and email addresses of users registered on SonyMusic.gr.
If you are a user of SonyMusic.gr, it is highly recommended that you reset your password. Expect that any information you entered when creating your account may be in the hands of someone with malicious intent, and keep a close eye out for [...]