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British government unit attacked Anonymous with DDoS attacks

British government unit attacked Anonymous with DDoS attacks

By 5 February 2014

According to documents supplied to NBC news by Edward Snowden, the UK government attacked hacktivist groups including Anonymous using DDoS attacks. The DDoS attack, or distributed denial of service, is the same method of attack used by hacktivists in... >>

Megaupload shut down, Anonymous retaliates

Megaupload shut down, Anonymous retaliates

By 20 January 2012

Megaupload, one of the Internet's largest file-sharing sites, and seen by many as a haven for piracy, has been shut down by officials in the US, and its founder, Kim Dotcom, arrested in New Zealand. "Seven individuals and two corporations have been charged... >>

Year in review 2011: August

Year in review 2011: August

By 29 December 2011

Of all the stories that broke in August the one that really got people talking was that tech superstar Steve Jobs would be resigning from Apple, to be replaced by CEO Tim Cook. It was one of the most important stories to break this year apart from of... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #50

Pocket-lint Podcast #50

By 10 August 2011

You'd think that, as it's reached the ripe old age of 50, there would be a massive party and celebrations for this week's podcast, but as the team completely forgot, there's nary even a mention. However, rather than mope and feel old, Podcast number 50... >>

Anonymous: We'll kill Facebook on bonfire night

Anonymous: We'll kill Facebook on bonfire night

By 10 August 2011

Remember remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason why gunpowder, treason, should ever be forgot... Written about Guy Fawkes' "Gunpowder plot", a plan to bring down the Houses of Parliament and assassinate King James... >>

Anonymous gives Syrian Ministry of Defence website a redesign

Anonymous gives Syrian Ministry of Defence website a redesign

By 8 August 2011

Anonymous went all out with its latest hack, completely transforming the Syrian Ministry of Defence website into a set of videos and links that pointed to the actions of leader Bashar Al-Assad. Inside the redesigned site's source code was a message from... >>

UK police: Jack Davis is definitely LulzSec's Topiary

UK police: Jack Davis is definitely LulzSec's Topiary

By 1 August 2011

The British authorities are convinced that the now-named 18-year-old Jack Davis, arrested on one of the Shetland Islands, Scotland last week is indeed the famed Topiary, one of the leaders and founders of LulzSec. Reports at the end of the week suggested... >>

Could latest LulzSec leader arrest be the wrong Topiary?

Could latest LulzSec leader arrest be the wrong Topiary?

By 28 July 2011

Yesterday, police arrested a 19-year-old man on one of the remote Shetland Islands, Scotland, believing him to be LulzSec co-founder and leader Topiary. And, by all accounts, it is widely believed that he does, indeed, go by that name online. However,... >>

Anonymous and LulzSec mount anti PayPal campaign

Anonymous and LulzSec mount anti PayPal campaign

By 27 July 2011

Pastebin, the hackers favourite text hosting website, has become home to a written plea, from LulzSec and Anonymous, for readers to close down their PayPal accounts.  The FBI continues to crack down on internet based hacking groups, something which... >>

Anonymous to create own social network after Google+ banning

Anonymous to create own social network after Google+ banning

By 18 July 2011

Anonymous is to create its own social network called anonplus in response to the recent removal of its page from Google+.   Your Anon News was removed from Google's social network after a violation of its community standards. Soon after a splash page... >>


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