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What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
9 Aug 2018
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Hackers post gay porn from ISIS Twitter accounts

Hacktivists hijack pro-ISIS Twitter accounts in retaliation for Orlando massacre
16 Jun 2016
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Anonymous takes down Nissan in dolphin culling protest

The hacker group launched a DDoS attack on the company's global and Japanese websites
14 Jan 2016
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Anonymous vs ISIS: UK Government sold IP addresses to Saudis

Hacking group find link between unused UK government IP address and ISIS twitter accounts
16 Dec 2015
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Anonymous hacks ISIS-affiliated Facebook & Twitter accounts

Hacking collective declares open season on social media accounts linked to Islamic extremists
10 Feb 2015
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Anonymous seeks cyber revenge over Charlie Hebdo attack

The hackers took down website ansar-alhaqq.net as part of #OpCharlieHebdo
13 Jan 2015
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Majority of hidden Tor site requests lead to child abuse

A study has uncovered 75 per cent of hidden site traffic points to images of child sexual abuse
6 Jan 2015
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Anonymous targets Ku Klux Klan Twitter account

Hacking collective brand white supremacists "terrorists"
18 Nov 2014
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Anonymous data sharing app Secret arrives on Android

The Android version of Secret features a number of new functions that are not available to iOS users of the app
23 May 2014
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Anonymous steps up attacks on North Korea

Hacking group appears to have staged another round of attacks against North Korea.
15 Apr 2013
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Three LulzSec hackers plead guilty to SOCA, NHS attacks

LulzSec trio to be sentenced next month.
10 Apr 2013
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Anonymous targets North Korean social media channels

Secretive state falls victim to hackers protesting its threats of nuclear war
4 Apr 2013
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Federal Reserve still gauging extent of online security

Superbowl hacking incident now subject of FBI investigation.
8 Feb 2013
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Anonymous linked to attack on US central bank

Hacking group thought to be behind attack that led to the exposure of personal information belonging to 4,000 banking executives.
6 Feb 2013
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Twitter hack exposes 250,000 user details

Firm claims it has reset passwords, and that it is investigating the breach.
4 Feb 2013
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Anonymous takes credit for US Justice department website

A group of hackers demonstrate support for plight of the late Aaron Swartz by taking US government website offline.
28 Jan 2013
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Anonymous social network launched to encourage free online

Founder of new social network wants to offer users a public forum to discuss "untouchable" topics without disclosing their identities.
21 Dec 2012
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Anonymous DDoS attacks cost PayPal £3.5m, court hears

Northampton student pleads not guilty to charges relating to attacks on online payment portal.
23 Nov 2012
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GoDaddy denies hacker involvement in Monday night outage

Web hosting firm blames "internal network events" for service availability problems.
12 Sep 2012
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GoDaddy goes down following alleged Anonymous attack

Individual affiliated with notorious hacking group claims responsibility as millions of websites black out.
11 Sep 2012
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Pro-Assange protesters hit MI5 and MI6 websites

Anonymous UK claim responsibility for attacks that left both sites inaccessible for over an hour yesterday.
5 Sep 2012
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Anonymous attacks UK gov websites in Assange protest

‘Hacktivists’ target Ministry of Justice website over handling of Wikileaks founder asylum case.
21 Aug 2012
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Met Police and UK Government implicated in TrapWire scandal

Leaked communications suggest involvement in mass global surveillance network.
14 Aug 2012