06/21/2011, Only a couple of hours ago LulzSec had tweeted that they had managed to bring down UK’s elite police force, Soca but now it has been reported that thanks to a cooperative effort by both the FBI and Scotland Yard, they have arrested a 19-year old man (or boy?) who is believed to be the ringleader of the LulzSec somewhere in Essex.
06/21/2011, Yesterday the hacker group LulzSec announced that they have teamed up with hacktivists Anonymous to bring down government and banking websites and it looks like they have kept true to their word in a tweet saying “Tango down – soca.gov.uk – in the name of #AntiSec”. For those who are wondering the website in question belongs to the UK’s elite police force, the Serious Organised Crime Agency got taken offline […]
06/20/2011, As if it wasn’t bad enough that LulzSec was out there hacking websites and bringing down systems like Sony and government websites belong to the US Senate and CIA and also leaking 62,000 username and passwords for unnamed websites, but now it looks like they have teamed up with hacktivist group Anonymous in a global operation which are targeting banks and governments.
06/14/2011, It looks like not only companies are being targeted by cyber attacks from the group “Anonymous”. According to recent reports, anonymous hacker collective known as Anonymous, will be launching an attack on Malaysia’s government website. While it wasn’t explicitly mentioned what was the main reason behind the attack, it has been speculated to be a response against the government’s recent decision to ban filesharing sites such as Megaupload and torrent […]
05/05/2011, A famous hacking group known as Anonymous (how ironic) unfortunately has not come forward to claim responsibility for the crippling attack of the PlayStation Network. A letter which was posted to the Internet yesterday read, “If a legitimate and honest investigation…is conducted, Anonymous will not be found liable. While we are a distributed and decentralized group, our ‘leadership’ does not condone credit card theft.” The big question is this – […]
04/04/2011, If you thought Sony suing Geohot was interesting, wait until you get a load of this. Earlier this morning, the hacking collective Anonymous warned Sony that its ongoing battle with Geohot and fellow hacker Graf_Chokolo was a suppression of free speech. Anonymous issued a warning to “expect [them].” And making good on their promises, the unknown team of hackers went ahead and issued a DDoS attack on Sony.com and PlayStation.com. […]
03/09/2011, Not surprisingly, anonymous emails have been used by cyber-criminals in many instances. In the past, it was not always easy to identify the machines used to send the emails, let alone the actual individual who was responsible. But Benjamin Fung and his teammates at Concordia University can identify anonymous email senders with a 80%-90% accuracy. How? They do that by finding unique patterns from the style, grammar and even spelling, […]