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Let's Talk Tech: Hactivism

Hactivism itself is not much different than physical forms of protest. It’s creating a mild inconvenience for a large corporation accompanied by a message of “we don’t like what you’re doing”, like when the infamous group Anonymous crashed PayPal, Visa, and Mastercard’s websites for not supporting donations to Wikileaks ( 472 more words

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Julian Assange Interview

Hey folks, here’s an interview with Julian Assange at the Bendigo Writers Festival (Victoria, Australia) last night. It’s a good interview but it was just starting to get going when it had to be reined in. 307 more words

stoking the fire of the anxieties/paranoia of an online era: mr.robot, "hacktivism" & stuxnet

Last night I finished writing a paper for class around 12am and given the fact that I had woken up at 12:30pm that day I figured I still had a few hours to kill before going to bed. 2,109 more words

Azerbaijani Hackers Deface NATO-Armenia, Embassy Websites in 40 Countries

The cyber war between Anti-Armenia Team from Azerbaijan and The Monte Melkonian Cyber Army (MMCA) from Armenia is getting more sophisticated with every passing day. Last month the MMCA leaked sensitive data from Azerbaijan Ministry servers and in reply, the Azerbaijani hackers have come up with a huge cyber attack in which top Armenian government websites have been hacked. 275 more words


Hactivists unmasked over BBC website collapse on New Year's Eve 2015

“New World Hacking” finally claimed responsibility two days into 2016, following the attack on the BBC website which was a relatively common Distributed Denial of Service (“DDoS”) cyber attack.  325 more words


BBC, Trump attacks "just the start," says hacktivist group

NEW YORK — The group that claimed responsibility for taking down the BBC’s global website last week has said the attack was “just the start.” 472 more words