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Islamic State Twitter Accounts Flooded With Anime Images By Anonymous

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

Anonymous has broadened its fight against the Islamic State by targeting those who sympathise with the terrorists on social media using Japanese anime...

9 Times Hackers Ignored The Law To Pursue 'Moral Justice'

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Tech

Online activists -- or hacktivists -- continue to tread the fine line between legality and morality in their efforts to bring about social justice on ...

Anonymous Threatened Katie Hopkins And Now The Police Are Involved

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Police are investigating threats made towards Katie Hopkins in a video released by online hacker group, Anonymous. SEE MORE: Katie Hopkins Just Un...

Anonymous To Stop 'Hateful' Westboro Baptist Church From Picketing Charleston Shooting Victims' Funerals

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK

"Hactivist" group, Anonymous, is coordinating plans to silence the "hateful" Westboro Baptist Church who are threatening to picket the funerals of the...

Hacktivism to Balaclava Punk: Protest Must Be Protected in All Its Forms

Thomas Hughes | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK
Thomas Hughes

Protest is increasingly going digital. Whether it is using the internet to organise and report physical acts of protest, using online space as a platform on which to take action, or targeting online infrastructure itself: across the world, people are taking their right to protest online.

Anonymous Claims Devastating ISIS Hack

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Tech

A group of hackers claiming to be linked to Anonymous says it has breached hundreds of Twitter accounts, emails and websites operated by the terrorist...

Anonymous Begins 'Operation Charlie Hebdo'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Tech

Anonymous has reportedly shut down a jihadist site as part of 'Operation Charlie Hebdo' - a proposed campaign of retaliation following the shocking a...

PSN Is Back Online, At Last

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Tech

Sony's PlayStation Network is back online, three days after the initial attack which took both Xbox Live and PSN offline during Christmas. Sony has...

Anonymous 'Seize' Twitter Accounts Of Ku Klux Klan

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK

The 'hacktavist' group Anonymous has taken control of two Twitter accounts used by the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) following threats by the white supremacist g...

The Terrifying Thing About #MillionMaskMarch is They Don't Know What They're Marching For

Sam Fowles | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Politics
Sam Fowles

Until we, as a society, change, not just the way we act but, the way we think, the disenchanted will have nowhere else to go but #MillionMaskMarch and Russell Brand - too culturally and intellectually blinkered to see that revolution may be the method, but it is never the solution.

London Awaits The Million Mask March

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK

Thousands of protesters are set to descend on Parliament Square this evening for the annual bonfire night protest lead by the hacktivist collective An...

Gamers Had The Bank Holiday Weekend From Hell

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Tech

Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and Battle.net were all hit with major disruption this weekend as hackers launched their single largest attack on the g...

Anonymous Say They Have The Name Of The Officer Who 'Shot' Ferguson Teen

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK

Police have denied that the name of an officer tweeted by the hacktivist group Anonymous was the one who shot high school graduate Michael Brown, whos...

Anonymous Is Currently Hacking About 500 Israeli Websites

Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK

The hacking collective Anonymous has warned it will launch more attacks on Israeli government websites after apparently disabling more than 500, in a ...

Anonymous Is Preparing A Cyber-Attack On The World Cup's Sponsors

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous is preparing a cyber-attack on corporate sponsors of the World Cup in Brazil. In what could be a dramatic protest agai...

Anonymous Hacks Twitter Page Of BNP Chairman Nick Griffin

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK

Nick Griffin has responded with good humour to his official Twitter account being taken over by a secretive hacking collective. The BNP chair poste...

Personal and Anonymous Social Networks Gain Ground on Facebook and Others

Monty Munford | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Tech
Monty Munford

The science of Dunbar's Number is one that most of us are unfamiliar with, but the number itself is one that people in social media know very well. That number of 150 alleges that these are the maximum number of people or friends that a person's brain can deal with.

Where is the Satisfaction in Being Anonymous?

Shihab S Joi | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shihab S Joi

In every corner of the Internet, there is an entire legion of writers who need to share their thoughts, yet choose to remain Anonymous. And they're not making throwaway comments either. People get fiercely attached to their online personas.

Truck Driver Fined $183,000 For 60-Second 'Anonymous' Web Attack

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Tech

An American truck driver has been fined $183,000 for participating in 'Distributed Denial of Service' (DDoS) attack online. Eric Rosol, 38, from Wi...

This Is The Kiss That Could See Moroccan Teenagers Jailed For Two Years

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

This is reportedly the picture of two Moroccan teenagers sharing a kiss outside their school, which saw the pair arrested for "violating public decenc...

Anonymous Threatens Cyber War With Itself?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Anonymous appears to be threatening war - with itself. According to a report by Vice, an Australian wing of the secretive hacking collective is fru...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Don't Mention The Spying!

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday 6 November 2013... 1) DON'T MENTION THE SPYING! The Germans aren't pleased. The Independent's spla...

Russell Brand Becomes Face Of UK's Anonymous Protest

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Comedian Russell Brand, who appeared at a Huff Post UK event on Monday, last night took his calls for revolution one step further, becoming the face o...

Anonymous Protest Stops Traffic In Trafalgar Square

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK

An Anonymous protest in London on Tuesday evening has led to clashes with the police after thousands took to the streets, many wearing the now infamou...

We Are Legion: Anonymous Take Part In Global ‘Million Mask March'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Members and supporters of the hacktivist group Anonymous are marking Guy Fawkes Day with a global 'Million Mask March'. Cities in Japan, Australia...