Posts tagged Hacktivist
Anonymous Plan To Take Down Facebook On 5 November?

Remember, remember, the fifth of November. Given the hacker groups' affiliation to the Guy Fawkes mask, the decision by hacker collective Anonymous to take down Facebook on bonfire night seems far from coincidental. But posting a warning to Zuckerberg and co. and social gaming giant Zynga in a stern warning message earlier this week, that's exactly what it intends to achieve.

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Anonymous hit US security think-tank

Hacktivist group Anonymous claim they have stolen thousands of emails, passwords and credit car details from Stratfor: a US-based data security firm.

Information at the Austin-based company was unecrypted, meaning obtaining the information was a simple operation.  Rather troubling since Stratfor's clients include the likes of the US defence department, Apple inc., various law enforcement agencies and media organisations.  The firm has since suspended all operations on their servers.

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