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What do we want? Social change! When do we want it? Whenever we feel like it!

Hackers wear a lot of different hats. The ethical ones have their white hats on, the bad guys wear the black hats, according to the traditional tech-y lingo. 184 more words

Cyber News


So first I want to start off by saying that I am not a member of Anonymous, which should be obvious because to do so I would have to remain.. 725 more words



Hacktivism as a term originated in 1996 (Casserly). Hacktivism is similar to real life activism. A “normal” activist or a group of activists advocates for some sort of change through protests, sit-ins, and other typically nonviolent mean. 1,644 more words

Digital Rhetoric

73% of security and IT incidents were attributable to insiders of organisations says recent research.

Clearswift, a multinational information security company, recently published a survey which found that 88% of businesses have experienced an IT or security incident in the last 12 months. 426 more words

Anonymous: Who the F*** Are They?

Anonymous. Ok, You’ve Probably Heard Of These Guys, But For Those Of You Who Are In The Dark About The Serial Hacktivists, You Might Wanna Check Out This Post. 1,624 more words


Identification and Hacktivism

In Chapter 6 of Rhetoric Online: The Politics of New Media, many things struck me as intriguing and as very significant to digital rhetoric. Near the beginning of the chapter, Barbara Warnick and David S. 316 more words

Digital Rhetoric