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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 07.11.2014 | 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...

The Million Mask March by Anonymous

Jamie Bartlett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Jamie Bartlett

Today, at dozens of cities across the world, one million people will be marching. Many will be wearing Guy Fawkes masks, and protesting against...well it's not exactly clear. Injustice and corruption have both been mentioned. But internet spying by the NSA and other government agencies will be the main rallying call.

'Don't Hate, Gyrate!'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

After an an apparent hack took it offline, the website of the English Defence League has taken another, possibly more serious blow. It now ranks be...

EDL Website Down (Again)

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Tech

After briefly coming back online after being hacked on Tuesday, the website of the English Defence League has now been taken completely offline. Ha...

Anonymous Bring Down EDL Website

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Tech

UPDATE: The EDL website is still down as of Thursday evening The website of the English Defence League (EDL) was apparently hacked and made unavail...

Anonymous Retaliate To Miranda Detention With Cyber-Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK

Anonymous hackers behind the @OpLastResort Twitter account have hit back after the partner of the the first journalist to interview American whistlebl...

The Ask.fm Disaster

Danielle Lowe | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

I now no longer feel comfortable using ask.fm after I received threats and abuse that lead me to want to end my own life. I don't know whether they were doing it as some sick joke, they knew me personally or just hurl abuse at 'the twitter left'.

Why David Cameron's Internet Censorship Is a Terrifying and Terrible Idea

Olly Lennard | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Olly Lennard

David Cameron's plan to introduce opt-out Internet censorship at service-provider level genuinely scares me. What's more worrying is his treatment of the technical arguments against such a move: in his speech he said, "Set your greatest brains to work on this... You're the people who have worked out how to map almost every inch of the earth from space." Which is to say: "I don't want to talk about the problems or consequences. Just do it."

North Korea : Assessing Its Cyber Capabilities

Colin Pattinson | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK
Colin Pattinson

It would seem likely that many have over-estimated the ability of a likely budding cyber program. The North Korean regime is not unlike a multitude of other nations who are all scrambling to acquire necessary cyber capabilities.