Hacktivist

Anonymous escalates offensive against Trump, declares 'total war'

Anonymous escalates offensive against Trump, declares 'total war'

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Hacktivist group Anonymous has doubled down on its threats to interfere with Donald Trump's presidential campaign, declaring "total war" against the candidate in a YouTube video.

Pro-Palestine hacktivist makes good on threat, posts data on FBI and DHS personnel

Pro-Palestine hacktivist makes good on threat, posts data on FBI and DHS personnel

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The hacker responsible for breaching the Department of Justice's web portal has publicly posted stolen data corresponding to roughly 20,000 employees of the FBI and 9,000 from the Department of Homeland Security.

Anonymous promises retribution for Paris attacks

Anonymous promises retribution for Paris attacks

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Hacktivist group Anonymous has vowed vengeance against the group called Islamic State for the Paris attacks on Friday, claiming it will destroy the terrorist group's online operations and expose its members.

Russian hackers plan new attacks on Western military and civil infrastructure

Russian hackers plan new attacks on Western military and civil infrastructure

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SC's Russia correspondent has been told by sources in the Russian Federal Security Service that Russian hacker groups are planning new attacks on the military and civil infrastructure of some Western countries.

UK hacker Lauri Love fights extradition to US

Lauri Love, a UK graduate student is extradition to the U.S. for hacking government computer systems

Iranians mount 'catastrophic' cyber attack on Las Vegas casino

Iranians mount 'catastrophic' cyber attack on Las Vegas casino

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Iranian hacktivists targeted Las Vegas Sands casino in a sinister forerunner of the Sony Pictures breach.

Chinese TV channel hacked while on air

Chinese TV channel hacked while on air

Hacktivists in China put anti-government messages up over broadcast programmes while Wenzhou TV station was on air.

Ad-server used in Reuters hack by SEA

Ad-server used in Reuters hack by SEA

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Syrian Electronic Army defaces Reuters website via attack on US-based advertising server.

UK lags behind US in cyber security stakes

UK lags behind US in cyber security stakes

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Only 17 percent of UK business leaders see cyber security as a major priority, compared to 41 percent in the US - and 52 percent in Brazil, the most alert to the problem according to new research from BT.

Understanding the role of hacktivism

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Check Point VP says individual hacking actions are not always criminal

Hacktivists Anonymous and UG Nazi attack Westboro Baptist Church

Hacktivists Anonymous and UG Nazi attack Westboro Baptist Church

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Hacktivist group Anonymous has released personal details of the members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church.

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