The Anonymous group of hactivists is threatening to launch a cyber attack this week against Middle East oil firms and oil-rich Arab governments in the Gulf.
Joining the growing protests at the 2014 World Cup, Anonymous defaced several Brazilian government websites and hacked into the Brazilian Foreign Ministry's server, compromising emails and attachments. In addition to the hacktivists from Anonymous, the World Cup has attracted protesters from all over the world.
The hacker group Anonymous is preparing a cyber-attack on corporate sponsors of the World Cup in Brazil to protest the lavish spending on the soccer games in a country struggling to provide basic services, said a hacker with knowledge of the plan on Friday.
Hector Xavier Monsegur, who was caught for computer hacking, has switched sides after his arrest. Since that time when the FBI appeared at his threshold, Hector Xavier Monsegur helped the US government to disrupt hundreds of cyber-attacks.
Two alleged members of international hacker group Anonymous were charged by Australian authorities on Thursday with targeting local and Indonesian government websites.
A writer and activist linked to the hacking collective Anonymous pleaded guilty to federal charges on Tuesday alleging that he shared stolen data and posted an online threat saying he would try to harm a federal agent who was investigating him.
According to the new documents, an informant working for the FBI coordinated hundreds of cyber attacks overseas during a 2012 campaign, the New York Times reports. It remains unclear whether the FBI directly ordered the attacks.
With the drums of war being beaten in Washington, the economy in tatters and about to collapse and a government which is not representative of the people and only serves the interests of banks and corporations, the American people are coming to a point where they are ready to stand up and revolt.
A group of anti-Israel hackers, calling themselves "Anonymous Operation Israel" attacked hundreds of Israeli government websites Monday in protest of the country's policies.
Russia reserves the right to protect their compatriots and citizens in Ukraine. Moscow had once again to bring this fact to the recollection of the new Kiev authorities unable to provide security in the Ukrainian territory. The reason for this statement was the battle started by right-wing radicals at a meeting in Donetsk on Thursday. There will be many similar or more serious provocations on the part of the proponents of the Maidan in anticipation of the Crimean referendum, experts believe.
By tomorrow, the 15th of March 2014, the United States, through its agents in Ukraine, will begin a series of false flag attacks on targets in Ukraine which have been designed to make it look as if they were carried out by the Special Forces of the Russian Federation.
Anonymous hackers on the Internet claimed that the owners of one of the most popular electronic trading platforms between Bitcoins and national currencies could retain access to allegedly stolen funds. After the unexpected suspension of trading on the popular electronic platform MtGox, its owners announced that some $400 million worth Bitcoins were lost due to hacker attacks, that caused catastrophic consequences amd forced the company to plead bankrupt. However, not all believe in this version, fearing that management simply decided to usurp the money.
The well-known hacker group Anonymous posted online the correspondence between Andrei Tarasenko, the deputy head of the Ukrainian nationalist organization "Trizub imeni Stepan Bandera" and Aslan Omer Kyrymly, the Deputy Chairman of Crimea Tatar Mejlis.
The Hacktivist Group Anonymous Ukraine has been able to hack the e-mail accounts of the Udar Party as well as the electronic correspondence of the deputy head of the Ukrainian nationalist party, The Stepan Bandera Trident, one Andrey Tarasenko.
Anonymous Ukraine is battling the forces in Ukraine that are funded and directed from the West and attempting to overthrow the democratically elected government of the sovereign country of Ukraine.
The Anonymous Ukraine claimed that Western countries are controlling the Ukranian opposition through intermediary of Lithuanian governmen. Voice of Russia talked to Jay Leiderman, criminal defense attorney in California.
Edward Snowden's latest leak reveals that a division of Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) launched a denial-of-service (DOS) attack against chat servers used by hacktivists, particularly Anonymous and LulzSec.
Authorities in the US have shown their intolerance for so-called ‘hacktivism,’ i.e. using hacking methods for civil activities. So, a Wisconsin man who joined an Anonymous hacker attack for just a single minute has been sentenced to two years of federal probation and ordered to pay $183,000 in restitution.
Australian police and central bank websites fell victim to cyber attacks Thursday with an Indonesian hacker claiming responsibility, reportedly demanding that Canberra apologise in an intensifying row over spying.
On November 15, 2013, Loretta A. Preska (born January 7, 1949 in Albany, New York) a Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and a former nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed down an extremely harsh sentence to Mr. Jeremy Hammond for being entrapped by a an FBI informant into hacking the Stratfor Global Intelligence e-mails servers, in a case she should have removed herself from due to the fact that her husband works with Stratfor and had some minor personal information revealed (reportedly his e-mail address) in the Stratfor hack.