Wikileaks Puts Up Paywall, Angers Anonymous

Friday, October 12th, 2012
Wikileaks, the website infamous for leaking highly-classified government documents, is running short on cash. After the United States government successfully lobbied for credit card companies to block supporters’ donations from being processed, Wikileaks has been desperate for server funds and payments for the increasing costs of its founder Julian Assange’s legal fees. The site tried selling tote bag

Hackers Expose 55,000 Twitter Accounts and Passwords

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
A hacker group claiming to be affiliated with Anonymous provided about 55,000 Twitter usernames and passwords in a text storage site. The hackers claim to have accessed into the servers of the popular microblogging service and stole the data. The details were published on Pastebin, which were grouped in five pages. There were reports that claimed that some celebrity accounts were included in the list, but that ha

Symantec Confirms Anonymous Stole Assorted Source Codes

Thursday, January 26th, 2012
Data security company Symantec has confirmed that Anonymous, a hacker group/ Internet freedom advocates (however you want to view them), stole the source code of several Nortorn security products from its 2006 line as well as the pcAnywhere remote access tool. Although Symantec claims the theft actually happened in 2006, the company becomes concerned after hackers who claim to be part of Anonymous said they had the