According to a statement by the online activist group Anonymous, a huge attack on the popular social networking site Facebook is planned for November 5th, aimed at "destroying" Facebook.
In what has been a year of frequent cyber-attacks, AntiSec, the group resulting from the combination of Anonymous and LulzSec, has released 10 GB worth of data belonging to law enforcement agencies across the United States.
Internet activist group Anonymous stroke once again on Friday after it released 400 megabytes worth of data belonging to ManTech, one of the FBI’s contractors, which is one of the largest security contractors in the world. It now turns out that not even the United States Government is immune from attacks, but we already knew that, didn’t we?
The well-known hacking group Anonymous has issued yet another statement regarding the recent arrests by the FBI and PayPal's decision to block donations to WikiLeaks. In response, Anonymous is urging the service's users to close their accounts.
The FBI arrested on Tuesday more than a dozen suspected members of the hacker activist (hacktivist) group Anonymous/LulzSec. The arrests were mainly conducted in the states of Florida, New Jersey and California among several others. If you're planning on picking hacking government systems as your field of expertise, you better think twice.
Anonymous, a well-known hacktivist group, is creating a new social network after its official account on Google+ was abruptly banned for violating Google's policies. According to the group, the new social network won't be censored or moderated at all.
Just when we thought constant attacks targeting tech and financial companies were over, a hacking group that calls itself AntiSec, mostly comprised of Anonymous and Lulz Security members, allegedly broke into Apple's servers and stole some 26 administrative usernames and hashed passwords and posted them publicly.
At a shareholders meeting, Sony's CEO Howard Stringer blamed recent attacks on several of the company's properties on several steps it took to "defend Sony's intellectual property", presumably referring to the lawsuit Sony started against George Hotz for releasing a "jailbreaking" tool for the PlayStation 3.