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  • Message from Anonymous: Facebook will fall Nov 5, 2011

    11/05/2011 2:31:20 PM PDT · by macquire · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Well, today is 11/5/11. Fox was suppose to be down. Facebook was suppose to be down. Massive leaks were suppose to be posted online. Anarchists were told to make popcorn, sit and watch the news. What a disappointment (again) for them.
  • Anonymous Denies Harassment Claims; Threatens to Shut Down Politico

    11/04/2011 3:44:41 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 16 replies
    The Interwebs | November 4, 2011 | Pan_Yan
    The hacker group Anonymous has issued a statement today denying they were ever harassed by Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain. In a statement released on an online news forum a spokeperson for the group threatened attacks on Politico, MSNBC, Huffington Post and a myriad of other political punditry sites for continuing to spread "this vicious, totally unfounded lie."On Sunday Politico ran a thinly sourced story accusing Herman Cain of a pattern of sexual harrassment against women all referred to as "Anonymous." The story has ignited a firestorm of controversy on television and print news, as well as online. Herman Cain's...
  • Hackers attack ‘Occupy Wall Street’ opposition website

    11/02/2011 6:18:31 PM PDT · by markomalley
    Daily Caller ^ | Nov 2, 2011 | Josh Peterson
    OWS Exposed, a blog that aggregates Occupy Wall Street news, suffered a cyber attack late last week. The site’s owner, a conservative opponent of the left-wing protest movement, discovered malicious code had been inserted into his website’s infrastructure.“Somebody found a back door to our website and planted a bunch of PHP scripts,” Jeff Davis, president of the conservative issue advocacy group Minnesota Majority, told The Daily Caller Monday. PHP, a general-purpose scripting language, is often used for Web development and can be embedded into HTML to produce dynamic web pages. Power Line’s John Hinderaker first blogged about the website on October 27, and...
  • AP: Third woman comes forward to accuse Cain of harassment

    11/02/2011 1:31:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/02/2011 | Allahpundit
    She didn’t file a complaint, but she considered it. She worked for the National Restaurant Association when he was its head. She told The Associated Press that Cain made sexually suggestive remarks or gestures about the same time that two co-workers had settled separate harassment complaints against him.The employee described situations in which she said Cain told her he had confided to colleagues how attractive she was and invited her to his corporate apartment outside work. She spoke on condition of anonymity, saying she feared retaliation. Remember, Cain explained away the incident with one woman as confusion over a gesture...
  • Cain: “I was falsely accused” of sexual harassment at trade group (Watch FOX News VIDEO)

    10/31/2011 9:48:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 91 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/31/2011 | Ed Morrissey
    Herman Cain acted swiftly to put an end to speculation over the story about sexual-harassment claims during his tenure at the National Restaurant Association. After a few hours of confused response, Cain admitted that he had been accused, but falsely, of inappropriate conduct. He claimed that an investigation of those accusations showed at the time that they were “baseless,” and he seemed surprised by the news that the trade group settled the claims. “I hope it wasn’t for much,” Cain told Fox News, “because nothing happened”: “I have never sexually harassed anyone, but yes, I was falsely accused while I...
  • Online Hackers Threaten to Expose Cartel's Secrets

    10/29/2011 1:03:13 PM PDT · by wildbill · 44 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 10/28/2011 | Dane Shiller
    An international group of online hackers is warning a Mexican drug cartel to release one of its members, kidnapped from a street protest, or it will publish the identities and addresses of the syndicate's associates, from corrupt police to taxi drivers, as well as reveal the syndicates' businesses. The vow is a bizarre cyber twist to Mexico's ongoing drug war, as a group that has no guns is squaring off against the Zetas, a cartel blamed for thousands of deaths as well as introducing beheadings and other frightening brutality. "You made a huge mistake by taking one of us. Release...
  • Cops eye protesters after cyber threats ("online messages urging violence and harassment")

    10/29/2011 11:19:29 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | October 29, 2011 | Dave Wedge
    Boston cops are probing alleged threats by cyber goons tied to Occupy Boston, including online messages urging violence and harassment, officials said. “The Boston Police Department is investigating harassment attempts and threats directed at department personnel. These threats appear to be generated by those either involved or sympathetic with the Occupy Boston movement,” Boston police Commissioner Edward F. Davis said in a statement last night. “The department will not disclose the specific nature of the intelligence gathered relative to this matter. We are taking the appropriate steps to address any potential concerns.” Sources said the threats included publicizing the phone...
  • 'Occupy' protesters' PR firm denies anti-capitalist aims, has made overtures to 'Anonymous' hackers

    10/19/2011 1:48:42 PM PDT · by martosko · 3 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/19/2011 | Josh Peterson
    Workhouse Publicity, a PR firm that has promoted the Occupy Wall Street protests, represents clients including stalwart capitalist brands Mercedez-Benz, Versace and Virgin Megastore, The Daily Caller has learned. The boutique luxury communications firm’s president also offered his services to the famed hacktivist collective, Anonymous. Workhouse president Adam Nelson insisted in a phone interview Tuesday that while he does work with Occupy Wall Street, neither his firm nor the movement opposes capitalism. Indeed, he made a guest appearance on billionaire real-estate mogul Donald Trump’s TV show, ‘The Apprentice,” in 2004. Now, however, Nelson’s two worlds — the capitalist client list...
  • "Anonymous" Threatening Financial Terrorism

    10/10/2011 12:43:22 PM PDT · by carolinacrazy · 13 replies
    10/8/2011 | Carolinacrazy
    So American Citizen Anwar al-Awlaki was a "suspected" terrorist, and we killed him. Well, Anonymous is threatening our entire financial system, a clear act of terrorism. Shouldn't we demand this government hunt them down and kill them?
  • 'Anonymous' takes down for 1 minute

    10/10/2011 2:57:40 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 19 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 10 Oct 2011 | CNN Money
    4:07 p.m. CDT, October 10, 2011 Anonymous' call for a massive attack on the New York Stock Exchange's website was met Monday -- but very, very briefly. A group calling itself Anonymous, a name used by disparate groups of online "hactivists," threatened to take down at 3:30 p.m. ET today as an extension of the "Occupy Wall Street" demonstrations that have continued into a fourth week. The website was slow and then unavailable from about 3:35 p.m. to around 3:37 p.m, after which it returned to normal. Keynote, an Internet monitoring company, confirmed that slowed down during that...
  • (Vanity) It's 2PM EST, Oct 10th. Has ANONYMOUS Erased Wall Street, Yet?

    10/10/2011 11:13:11 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 30 replies
    TCRLAF | 10-10-11 | TCRLAF
    Remember how Anonymous declared they were going to "Erase" Wall Street from the Internets today, for their crimes against Humanity? WHAT HAPPENED???
  • Did Wall Street Vanish?

    10/10/2011 5:22:01 AM PDT · by AD from SpringBay · 14 replies
    None | October 10, 2011 | A Decker
    This is a complete vanity. Isn't today the day that the Anonmyous Hackers are going to make Wall Street disappear?
  • We are anonymous, We are legion:The hacker collective is far more evil than you ever imagined.

    10/08/2011 9:48:28 PM PDT · by Watchdog85 · 13 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 08 October, 2011 | Rob Taylor
    It was in 2008, during their inappropriately celebrated “War on Scientology,” that the hacker collective known as Anonymous first began using the phrase “We are Legion” in their communiques. Not being a Christian myself, it is usually hard for me to get too worked up over this sort of ham-fisted, pop-culture pseudo-Satanism. In most cases it is window dressing designed to distract people from the vapid and lazy “thought” that too many young people think is provocative. With Anonymous however, it’s different. Anonymous, often heralded as heroic defenders of freedom and transparency, have a history of activities that go beyond...
  • Anonymous Threatens to Shut Down Wall Street (Leftists Gear up for October)

    10/04/2011 6:29:43 AM PDT · by Beckett08 · 132 replies
  • 99% Is About The Democrat Party's Attempt To Create A 3rd Party For Chaos

    10/06/2011 10:16:00 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 16 replies ^ | 6 Oct 2011 | Edmund Jenks
    The Occupy Movement is a put-up job of the Democrat Political Party and their supporters in the Labor Union and government employee's empire used by the "ruling class". Do not be fooled by this video, recently released by the group known originally to be computer hackers that have organized under the name, or banner, Anonymous 99. They describe that this name evolves from their statistic that 1% of the people on Earth control all of the wealth - this leaves 99% of the people on Earth under the control of this 1% and this needs to change. Their message is...
  • Anonymous threatens to “erase” the New York Stock Exchange from the Internet

    10/04/2011 1:51:23 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 37 replies
    Ever since Occupy Wall Street protests began mid-September, the hacker collective Anonymous has been posting its support for protestors and threats against those like the New York Police Department, on its YouTube channel. In its most recent post over the weekend, Anonymous threatens to “erase” the New York Stock Exchange from the Internet. Anonymous includes instruction on its video for people to "JOIN THE RAID". When? October 10. Watch the group’s video threat — a message to the media — of a day that will “never, ever be forgot:” As PC Magazine reports the threat, it notes that Anonymous does...
  • Anonymous's Occupation Of Wall Street Begins At Noon (Slept Late)

    09/17/2011 8:49:07 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 90 replies
    Gothamist ^ | 9/17/2011 | Christopher Robbins
    A loose coalition of left-leaning groups like Adbusters and Anonymous are beginning their "occupation" of Wall Street today at noon. Their goal is to "see 20,000 people flood into lower Manhattan, set up tents, kitchens, peaceful barricades, and occupy Wall Street for a few months." According to the protest's website, a "leaked bulletin from the New York Police Department reveals that they expect at least 5,000" to show up today, and ask participants to being "warm clothing" along with other provisions due to the recent cold snap. Mayor Bloomberg told his eponymous news organization, "People have a right to protest,...
  • Hacker group posts explicit photos it says are of BART spokesman

    08/24/2011 9:39:26 PM PDT · by SmithL · 4 replies
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 8/24/11 | Dennis Cuff
    The hacker group Anonymous stepped up its BART attack Wednesday, posting a partially nude photo of a man they say is the transit agency's chief media spokesman, Linton Johnson. Anonymous has been calling for the resignation of Johnson, who suggested that BART officials turn off cellphone service at underground stations earlier this month to thwart a protest against transit agency police. The posting of the photo occurred as the BART board agreed to become the first public transit system in America to develop a policy regulating when to block cellphone service to protect public safety. It will take two to...
  • Hackers post BART cops' personal information

    08/17/2011 12:37:35 PM PDT · by SmithL · 25 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/17/11 | Demian Bulwa, Chronicle Staff Writer
    OAKLAND -- Hackers carried out the second cyber-attack on BART within the past week today, breaking into the website of the union that represents the transit system's rank-and-file police and releasing a roster of 102 officers along with their home addresses, e-mail account addresses and passwords for the site. The roster was published on a separate website, where the hackers wrote, "Yet another success." Hackers have said they will strike back at BART for temporarily shutting down underground cellular and wi-fi service Thursday, a move BART made to try to quell a planned antipolice protest in downtown San Francisco. The...
  • Syria Swings Back At Anonymous, Defaces AnonPlus Website

    08/15/2011 8:44:10 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 8 replies
    Geek O System ^ | August 9th, 2011 | Eric Limer
    In retaliation for Anonymous' hack of the Syrian defense ministry webpage, a Syrian hacking force alleged to be called the "Syrian Electronic Army" struck back at Anonymous. How, you ask? They defaced Anonymous' pet project, the social network AnonPlus, by replacing the homepage with the message above, including gruesome pictures of burned and mutilated bodies. Anonymous' original hack was said to be in support of protesters in Syria and left a message encouraging the Syrian military to revolt against President Bashar al-Assad instead of supporting his suppression of the protests. The counter-hack attributed the current Syrian violence, depicted in the...
  • BART website hacked, customer info leaked [ Hacker Group 'Anonymous' ]

    08/15/2011 8:37:19 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 25 replies · 1+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Sunday, August 14, 2011 | Casey Newton
    The amorphous hacker group known as Anonymous made good Sunday on its threat to strike BART, breaching an agency website and releasing customers' personal information in retaliation for BART's decision to cut cellular phone service to prevent an antipolice protest in San Francisco. The hack attack sent BART scrambling to protect its websites, and it infuriated some riders whose information was leaked. It came as the hackers also called for a 5 p.m. protest today at BART's Civic Center Station, where a police officer fatally shot a knife-wielding man on July 3. BART, which ignited a debate about technology and...
  • Hackers (Anonymous..) threaten Fullerton police website, email

    08/14/2011 11:24:33 AM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 21 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | August 14, 2011 | CLAUDIA KOERNER
    FULLERTON – The hacker group Anonymous is threatening to disrupt the Fullerton Police Department's website and email after the death of a mentally ill homeless man last month following a confrontation with police officers. The group is demanding the resignation of Police Chief Michael Sellers, the prosecution of the officers involved and the city to pay out $5 million to the family of Kelly Thomas, 37, who died July 10. Police said Thomas resisted while officers were investigating reports of an attempted car burglary. Six officers responded to subdue him, and a bloody photo showing Thomas' fatal head and neck...
  • Face Recognition: Anonymous no more (You can’t hide — from anybody)

    07/29/2011 10:16:11 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 26 replies
    Economist ^ | 7/30/11
    IF YOUR face and name are anywhere on the web, you may be recognised whenever you walk the streets—not just by cops but by any geek with a computer. That seems to be the conclusion from some new research on the limits of privacy. For suspected miscreants, and people chasing them, face-recognition technology is old hat. Brazil, preparing for the soccer World Cup in 2014, is already trying out pairs of glasses with mini-cameras attached; policemen wearing them could snap images of faces, easy to compare with databases of criminals. More authoritarian states love such methods: photos are taken at...
  • 'Anonymous' Hackers Claim to Breach NATO Security

    07/21/2011 6:57:30 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    AP/Fox News ^ | 7/21/11
    A group of computer hackers claims to have breached NATO security and accessed hordes of restricted material. The group called Anonymous says it would be "irresponsible" to publish most of the material it stole from NATO but that it is sitting on about 1 gigabyte of data. Anonymous posted a PDF file Thursday, and broadcast a link to it from its Twitter page, showing what appeared to be a document headed "NATO Restricted."
  • EXCLUSIVE: FBI Raids Homes of Suspected Anonymous Hackers

    07/19/2011 5:02:49 AM PDT · by Doogle · 5 replies · 1+ views
    FOX ^ | 07/19/11 | Jana Winter
    The FBI is executing search warrants at two Long Island, N.Y., homes and one Brooklyn, N.Y., home of three suspected members of notorious hacking group Anonymous early Tuesday morning, has learned. More than 10 FBI agents arrived at the Baldwin, N.Y., home of Giordani Jordan with a search warrant for computers and computer-related accessories. The targets of the FBI searches are all in their late teens to early 20s.
  • Anonymous Hackers Release 90,000 Military E-mail Accounts

    07/12/2011 7:24:17 AM PDT · by fremont_steve · 11 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | Jul 11, 2011 | Ridge Shan
    "The “hacktivist” organization Anonymous Operations posted some 90,000 military e-mail addresses and passwords, to the Pirate Bay torrent website on July 11, in what they called “Military Meltdown Monday."
  • Anonymous to the Machine

    07/01/2011 8:43:51 AM PDT · by Michael Barnes · 7 replies
    Found on the net ^ | today | Anonymous
    "Anonymous to the Machine: You Will Rust and die from the blood of our hearts!"
  • Anonymous Declares War On The City Of Orlando

    06/28/2011 6:02:58 AM PDT · by Bad~Rodeo · 31 replies
    TechCrunch ^ | June 28,2011 | Erick Schonfeld
    The hacktivist group Anonymous may be setting its sights on the city of Orlando, Florida next, if an anonymous press release which has landed in our inbox is to be believed (see bellow). The group is threatening to take down a different city-related website every day, starting with Orlando Florida Guide, which doesn’t even appear to be owned by the city of Orlando (it is registered to an organization called Utopia, administered by a man named Steven Ridenour). So any random website extolling the virtues of Orlando could be targeted. The DDOS attacks are justified in the press release...
  • Rep. Issa counters anonymous critics

    06/23/2011 4:02:55 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 44 replies
    A chief critic of ATF's gunwalking operation was reportedly briefed on the program last year --- but didn't object. That's according to unnamed sources speaking to the Washington Post about the classified briefing. The sources said Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) was given "highly specific information" in an April 2010 briefing, attended by members of Congress from both parties. The operation called "Fast and Furious" is now under fire by Issa and others for allegedly allowing thousands of assault rifles and other weapons to get into the hands of Mexican drug cartels. CBS News first broke the story in February. "All...
  • Ctrl+Alt+Bernanke: Operation Empire State Rebellion Resumes Attack On Fed Chairman

    06/12/2011 8:15:36 AM PDT · by HangnJudge · 4 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | 6/11/11 | Tyler Durden
    Operation Empire State Rebellion is back. Perhaps in the aftermath of the IMF "very major breach" by anonymous hackers, it is really time to make sure all external access points to FedWire and FedLine are truly safe and sound. It will be very sad if it is uncovered that this source of externally accessible portal to hundreds of billions in emergency Fed funding has been somehow compromised. Just imagine the loss of confidence in the system... Why, a global distributed attack would really stretch the Fed's 1,200-strong police force quite thin.
  • Anonymous says it hacked Iranian government email server

    06/04/2011 7:56:57 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 5 replies
    Red Tape MSNBC ^ | July 3, 2011 | Bob Sullivan
    Members of the hacking group Anonymous say they've managed to infiltrate an Iranian government mail server and copy more than 10,000 internal emails and a series of images. ... "The documents are from Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' mail server which we took control over," said a member of the group who called himself Arash. He said he was the founder of Anonymous' effort to hack Iranian government computers, which began in 2009 after Iran's disputed presidential election and corresponding government efforts to suppress Internet freedom. The main goal of the ongoing attack, however, is to embarrass the current government,...
  • Hacker group Anonymous steals 10,000 Iranian government e-mails

    06/03/2011 2:37:48 PM PDT · by Smogger · 9 replies ^ | 6/3/2011 | Warwick Ashford
    Hacking group Anonymous has hacked into Iranian government servers and stolen more than 10,000 e-mail messages from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, say US reports. The hackers sent e-mails from the compromised servers to media organisations to prove it was in control of the servers. The stolen e-mail archive reportedly includes approvals and rejections for visas and passports. The hacking comes in the run-up to the second anniversary of Iran's 2009 elections on 12 June, which Anonymous plans to mark with its signature DDoS attacks, according to The Next Web. Iranian government websites have been under a steady stream of...
  • Hackers group says it will target Iran on Sunday

    04/30/2011 3:32:54 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 2 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | April 30, 2011 | Jack Maddox
    The group of Internet hackers hopes to reignite last year's protests in Iran.The Internet hackers group Anonymous plans to hack Iran on Sunday, according to a press release published on their website. The group wants to use International Workers' Day, which commemorates the first national general strike in the United States, as an opportunity to reignite last year's protests in Iran. Exactly how they intend to "attack" Iran remains to be seen. The sophistication of their previous attacks ranges from the denial-of-service overloading of web servers (this simply knocks a website out) to the exploitation of code and accessing of...
  • Democrats widen assault on anonymous campaign cash

    04/21/2011 7:55:56 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 4/21/11 | Alister Bull - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Democratic congressman filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the Federal Election Commission, widening efforts to expose anonymous campaign donations as the 2012 U.S. election gets under way. Representative Chris van Hollen, the senior Democrat on the House of Representatives' Budget Committee, filed the suit challenging FEC regulations which he said undermined the degree of campaign finance disclosure demanded by U.S. law. "The absence of transparency will enable special interest groups to bankroll campaign initiatives while operating under a veil of anonymity," Van Hollen said in a statement. Democrats claim that attack ads worth millions of dollars...
  • Actions to Identify Anonymous Internet Posters on the Rise

    04/13/2011 4:22:38 PM PDT · by bigbob · 8 replies
    Mayer Brown ^ | 4-13-11 | Mayer Brown
    Technology that provides a platform for Internet users to express their views on a range of topics has proliferated over the past several years. Many of these technologies, such as financial message boards, blogs, social networking websites and e-mail, allow users, or “posters,” to express themselves anonymously by using pseudonyms traceable only through the hosts of the sites or their Internet service providers. As such speech has increased, so to have actions against Internet-based companies—such as Yahoo!, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft—seeking to discover the identity of someone who posted allegedly defamatory material. But courts have adopted a standard that creates...
  • Hacker Group Takes On Fed, IMF, "Global Banking Cartel"

    03/15/2011 1:40:13 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 17 replies · 1+ views
    New American ^ | 3/15/2011 | Alex Newman
    A group of decentralized hacker activists — or “hacktivists” — known as Anonymous announced a new plan on March 14 to take on the Federal Reserve System, the International Monetary Fund, the Bank for International Settlements, the World Bank, and the entire “global banking cartel.” In a video posted on YouTube the group said “Operation Empire State Rebellion,” as the effort is being called, would entail “a relentless campaign of nonviolent, peaceful civil disobedience” until the group’s demands are met and “a rule of law is restored.” And it has already announced several demands which U.S. and international authorities will...
  • Hackers Just Released What They Say Is A Damning Trove Of Emails About Bank Of America...

    03/13/2011 11:43:53 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 18 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 03/14/2011 | Business Insider
    Hacker group Anonymous (aka OperationLeaks on Twitter) just released what they say is a trove of damning documents on Bank of America. You can find them here:
  • Anonymous this week start Operation Empire State with release of damaging Bank Of America documents

    03/13/2011 3:43:08 AM PDT · by RonPaulPittsburgh · 142 replies
    uniteandstate ^ | March 13 | Ariellalight
    Most of us by now have heard about Anonymous. Anonymous has had its roots in various areas for a while now. Its primary targets tend to be a focused attempt at righting the wrongs of corporate monopolies and injustices that face the average person. Anonymous became a household known entity as it was exposed in its efforts to defend the operations of Wikileaks and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Their newest activities have revolved around shutting down various copyright agencies such as BMI as an attempt to fight back in the ongoing file sharing battle. A member of Anonymous who goes...
  • Anonymous makes first intel drop on Bank Of America

    03/13/2011 11:43:31 PM PDT · by RonPaulPittsburgh · 19 replies · 1+ views
    uniteandstate ^ | march 14 | ariellalight
    Anonymous made its first drop of information they hold regarding fraudulent Bank Of America practices and subsidiaries including Balboa Insurance along with Countrywide who hid information on foreclosures from the federal government Detailed report from Anonymous Balboa Insurance Group, and it’s largest competitor, the market leader Assurant, is in the business of insurance tracking and Force Placed Insurance (aka Lender Placed Insurance, FOH, LPI, etc). What this means is that when you sign your name on the dotted line for your loan, the lienholder has certain insurance requirements that must be met for the life of the lien. Your lender...
  • Hacker Group Anonymous Brings Peaceful Revolution To America (going after corrupt Fed)

    03/12/2011 11:05:09 PM PST · by Frantzie · 36 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 3-13-2011 | Tyler Durden
    The world's most (in)famous hacker group - Anonymous - known for effectively shutting down their hacking nemesis security firm (with clients such as Morgan Stanley and, unfortunately for them, Bank of America)- HBGary, advocating the cause of Wikileaks, and the threat made by one of its members that evidence of fraud by Bank of America will be released on Monday, has just launched communication #1 in its Operation "Empire State Rebellion." The goal - engage in "a relentless campaign of non-violent, peaceful, civil disobedience" until Ben Bernanke steps down and the "Primary Dealers within the Federal Reserve banking system be...
  • Hacker Collective Anonymous To Release Documents Proving Bank Of America Committed Fraud This Monday

    03/11/2011 9:15:22 PM PST · by Nanomaker · 9 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 3/11/2011 | Tyler Durden
    After Julian Assange crashed and burned in his threat to release documents that expose fraud at Bank of America, many thought he had been only bluffing, and that BofA is actually clean. Not so fast. A member of the hacker collective Anonymous, which single handedly destroyed "hacker defense" firm HB Gary, who goes under the handle OperationLeakS "is claiming to be have emails and documents which prove "fraud" was committed by Bank of America employees, and the group says it'll release them on Monday" reports Gawker. As to the contents of the possible disclosure: ""He Just told me he have...
  • Hacker group vows 'cyberwar' on US government, business [ The result will be Internet Regulations]

    03/08/2011 7:25:03 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 23 replies
    MSNBC ^ | March 8 2011 | Michael Isikoff
    Actions to retaliate for treatment of WikiLeaks, Manning, spokesman for Anonymous says. DALLAS — A leader of the computer hackers group known as Anonymous is threatening new attacks on major U.S. corporations and government officials as part of at an escalating “cyberwar” against the citadels of American power. “It’s a guerilla cyberwar — that’s what I call it,” said Barrett Brown, 29, who calls himself a senior strategist and “propagandist” for Anonymous. He added: “It’s sort of an unconventional, asymmetrical act of warfare that we’ve involved in. And we didn’t necessarily start it. I mean, this fire has been burning.”...
  • Hackers warn Westboro Church: Stop now or els

    02/20/2011 6:06:33 AM PST · by Daffynition · 46 replies
    CbsNews ^ | February 19, 2011 | staff reporter
    A group of hacktivists acting under the banner, "Anonymous," has warned a church with a controversial history that unspoken retribution will follow it continues its practice of inflammatory protests. In an open letter to the Westboro Baptist Church, Anonymous has put the anti-gay, fundamentalist church on notice that "the damage incurred will be irreversible," and that "neither your institution nor your congregation will ever be able to fully recover." The Westboro Baptist Church is led by Rev. Fred Phelps. It has drawn particular attention for carrying out anti-gay protests at funerals of military servicemen with signs celebrating the deaths of...
  • US Gov. Software Creates 'Fake People' on Social Networks to Promote Propaganda

    02/19/2011 5:21:33 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 110 replies
    The Examiner ^ | February 18, 2011 | Sean Kerrigan
    The US government is offering private intelligence companies contracts to create software to manage "fake people" on social media sites and create the illusion of consensus on controversial issues. The contract calls for the development of "Persona Management Software" which would help the user create and manage a variety of distinct fake profiles online. The job listing was discussed in recently leaked emails from the private security firm HBGary after an attack by internet activist last week.Click here to view the government contract (PDF)According to the contract, the software would "protect the identity of government agencies" by employing a number...
  • HBGary Execs Run For Cover As Hacking Scandal Escalates

    02/15/2011 4:00:31 PM PST · by SubGeniusX · 4 replies ^ | Feb. 15 2011 | Andy Greenberg
    Rarely in the history of the cybersecurity industry has a company become so toxic so quickly as HBGary Federal. Over the last week, many of the firm’s closest partners and largest clients have cut ties with the Sacramento startup. And now it’s cancelled all public appearances by its executives at the industry’s biggest conference in the hopes of ducking a scandal that seems to grow daily as more of its questionable practices come to light. Last week, the hacker group Anonymous released more than 40,000 of HBGary Federal’s emails, followed by another 27,000 from its sister company, HBGary, over the...
  • Sober at Last! How John J* Went From Gunslinger to God-lover

    02/09/2011 11:37:37 AM PST · by Salvation · 4 replies ^ | February 2010 | John J
    Sober at Last! How John J* Went From Gunslinger to God-lover It was a January midnight, and I was driving down Woodward Avenue, looking for a place to continue my evening of fun. Over there! I pulled up in front of a noisy bar. Leaving my new Pontiac running at the curb, I walked inside and fired a shot into the ceiling. In the sudden hush, a hundred startled faces turned my way. I must have looked pretty funny, swallowed up in my father’s felt hat and oversized trench coat, with a red cowboy bandana over my nose and...
  • Anonymous attacks US security company

    02/07/2011 12:03:27 PM PST · by dimk · 12 replies ^ | Monday 7 February 2011 | Charles Arthur
    The loose hacker collective Anonymous says it has taken revenge on a US security company whose principal claimed to have penetrated the group and identified some of its key people. They hacked the Twitter account of Aaron Barr, the chief executive of HBGary, and sent out a series of angry tweets while many Americans were watching the Super Bowl match on Sunday night, allegedly including Barr's social security number and address, and his mobile phone number.
  • Who Wrote the Secret New Obama Novel?

    01/07/2011 11:04:37 AM PST · by Hotlanta Mike · 26 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | January 6, 2011 | by Lloyd Grove
    It is, at minimum, an intriguing coincidence that White House press secretary Robert Gibbs announced his resignation a mere three weeks before Simon & Schuster is publishing its much-buzzed-about January 25th release, O: A Presidential Novel by the celebrated author “Anonymous.” The book, described in news accounts as a 368-page roman ŕ clef inspired by President Obama and his inner circle, has yet to leak, nor has Campbell Scott’s audio version been heard. The rumors suggest that the mysterious unnamed author has “vast personal experience” of the president and is privy to Obama’s 2012 reelection strategy.
  • FREEP against the Hackers. This Christmas shop at Amazon, pay for it with Mastercard

    12/09/2010 1:47:48 PM PST · by Bob Hyneman · 4 replies
    Computerworld - This morning's planned distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against by Anonymous, a hacker group that has launched similar attacks against organizations it sees attempting to censor WikiLeaks, appears to have failed. Vanity: The attacks by cyber terrorist groupitself "Anonymous" have backfired. As soon as I heard they had attacked Amazon and visa I did all my Christmas shopping at . . .and paid for it with my visa. Thanks to Anonymous is $350 richer. Cyberterrorism: the illegal use of computers and the internet to achieve a poltical goal especialy an attempt to intimedate or coerce others for...
  • A WikiLeaks timeline

    12/05/2010 8:34:12 AM PST · by FS11 · 58 replies
    The National Post ^ | 11-28-10 | Post Media News
    September 2008: Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s Yahoo email account is compromised by a member of Anonymous, an online group of hackers, in the final months of the presidential campaign. Personal emails are posted to WikiLeaks, and questions are raised about whether Palin used the personal account to flout public records laws. April 2010: A video of a U.S. Apache helicopter killing Iraqi civilians and two Reuters journalists is posted to WikiLeaks. While the U.S. had never denied that the civilians and journalists were killed, the graphic footage of the horrors of war quickly goes viral online. July 2010: WikiLeaks...