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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 Disaster

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

I now no longer feel comfortable using 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.

EDL, Welsh Earthquake And More: The Week In Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Comedy

The EDL dominated this week's news - what with their marching, Anonymous hacking and claiming that the holy book of Islam is, in fact, Kerrang!. (Adm...

'Anonymous' Hackers Target EDL

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK

Campaigners claiming to be part of the hacking protest group Anonymous have published contact details of senior English Defence League members online,...

Anonymous Launch New Assault On North Korea, Claiming Insiders' Help

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Tech

The Anonymous hacking collective has launched the second major assault on North Korean websites. Hackers from the amorphous group claimed to have t...

Michael Rundle

Korean Cyber Battle Could Lead To 'Large Scale War' Says Expert | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Tech

There is already a war taking place on the Korean Peninsula: it's on the internet - and the North may be winning. Jarno Limnéll, doctor in militar...

LulzSec Hacker Pleads Guilty To Attack On NHS

PA | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Tech

A 26-year-old has pleaded guilty to hacking websites of major institutions including the National Health Service, Sony and News International. Ryan...

Anonymous Promises Fresh Attacks On North Korea

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Tech

Anonymous hackers have announced another round of cyber attacks on North Korea, as tensions in the peninsula continue to escalate. Last week the ce...

Anonymous Hack North Korean News Agency's Twitter And Flickr Account

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Tech

Anonymous hackers appear to have followed through on a promised hack of North Korean websites by taking control of the central news agency Uriminzokki...

'Anonymous' Hackers Declare Cyber War On North Korea

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Tech

UPDATE: The North Korean news agency's Twitter and Flickr pages have now been confirmed to have been hacked. Hackers claiming to represent the Ano...

Welcome to Generation Hack

Andrew Tipp | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Tech
Andrew Tipp

You don't need to be a web trendster or pop culture vulture to recognise we're on the cusp of a new age; a fresh wave of inquisitive HTML meddlers. Never mind Generation X. Forget Generation Y. This isn't Generation Z. It's Generation Hack.

Why Hire a Hacker?

Dominique Karg | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Tech
Dominique Karg

It's only natural to use the tool that's been perfectly designed for the job yet, for some reason, when it comes to securing the corporate infrastructure, many are frightened by the idea of hiring a hacker. I believe they're missing out.

Anonymous Hacked On Twitter

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Tech

Update: An earlier version of this story misspelled the name of the hacker group Rustle League. It also said that the group involved was Russian, whic...

Burger King Gets A McDonald's Makeover On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK

Burger King's Twitter feed fell victim to hackers on Monday who changed its branding to that of rival fast food chain McDonald's on the social networ...

Teenage Hacker Spared Jail Over 'Anonymous' Cyber Attacks

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

A teenage "hacktivist" was spared jail on Friday for his part in a plot to carry out cyber attacks with the notorious Anonymous group. Jake Birchal...

Anonymous Hacks American Hate Group Over Threat To Picket Sandy Hook

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Tech

Anonymous hackers are attempting to "destroy" the Westboro Baptist Church, after the protest group said it would picket Sandy Hook Elementary School "...

'Ghost Shell' Hackers Leak 1.6 Million Logins From FBI, Nasa And Interpol

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Tech

A hacker group known as Ghost Shell have posted what they claim to be 1.6 million login names, passwords and email addresses from the FBI, Nasa and In...

Clicktivism: A Model For 21st Century Activism?

Cerian Jenkins | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Cerian Jenkins

A war is being fought. Its battlefields are the pages of social networking sites across the globe, and its soldiers are armed with placards and computer cursors. This is the battle of traditional activism versus clicktivism

Hackers Claim Access To Israeli Vice PM's Emails After Giant Hack

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Tech

A group of hackers claims to have successfully defaced social media accounts belonging to the Israeli vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom. The group ...