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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 ...

'A War On Two Fronts'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

Hacking collective Anonymous claim to have targeted the Israeli government and other finance websites, with more than 44 million hacking attempts made...

It's Time to Crack Down on Weekend Anarchists

Liam Brown | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Liam Brown

I am all for the right to protest, but we as a society cannot support what these miscreants continue to do march after march, protest after protest.

After the Gary McKinnon Case - Why Computer Hackers Are Nearly Always Men - And Why Male And Female Brains Don't Understand Each Other

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Tech
Dr Raj Persaud

If men and women want to understand each other more, and get along better, they might need to better grasp key differences in their brains, and make neurological allowances.

GoDaddy 'Hacking' Sees Websites Crash For Hundreds Of Small Businesses

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Tech

Thousands of small business websites hosted by GoDaddy.com were down for several hours on Monday after the company’s domain registrar was apparently...

Massive Apple Hack: AntiSec Releases 1M iPhone IDs 'Taken From FBI Laptop'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK Tech

The hacking collective AntiSec has released more than a million iPhone ID numbers that it said it took from an FBI computer. The group claims to ha...

Website For Moscow Court Which Convicted Pussy Riot 'Hacked By Anonymous'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK

The website of the Moscow court that convicted members of punk band Pussy Riot for singing an anti-Putin song in a cathedral was hacked on Tuesday. ...

'Prosecute Us.. But Expect Us'

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK Tech

A hacking group called Anonymous launched a series of attacks on government websites on Monday night in revenge for the country attempting to extradit...

Anonymous Vows War On Company Attempting To Trademark Its Logo

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Tech

Anonymous has vowed war against a French company which has tried to register the hacking collective's logo and slogan. The online t-shirt company E...

Michael Rundle

Flame: The 'Deadly Online Precedent' Set By The Cheapest Superweapon Ever Devised

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK Tech

When the massive international cyber attack known as Flame was discovered at the end of May 2012, it was called, without irony, the first online super...

Anonymous - Guy Fawkes Or the Joker?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

Way ahead in the future, if someone were to write a history book about today, then the recent years starting from the global financial crisis, covering the commencement of US troop pull-out from Iraq and the power of the people in the Middle-East ideally termed as 'Arab Spring', then the time period from 2009 to 2012 could potentially lead to many fat chapters.

Warrant Issued After No-Show Of Internet Troll Who Threatened Louise Mensch

PA | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK Politics

A warrant has been issued for Frank Zimmerman's arrest A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a 60-year-old man who sent a threatening emai...

'Anonymous' Warn of Attack on F1 in Canada

Todd McCandless | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

If you've been following our stories regarding the protests in Canada, here and here, then you may be interested to know that the group 'Anonymous' has once again targeted Formula One as the center of their next attack on June 10th according to the group's statement:

Two Arrested Over SOCA Hacking

BBC | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK Tech

Two teenagers in Norway have been arrested in connection with a series of computer attacks. Britain's Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) is beli...

Tech Smashes The TIME Top 100 List For 2012

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Tech

Technology industry leaders took out a great chunk of spots in TIME's annual list of the top 100 most influential people, released yesterday. The ...