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Anonymous (group) Anonymous (used as a mass noun) is a loosely associated international network of activist and hacktivist entities.

Anonymous (group)

A website nominally associated with the group describes it as "an internet gathering" with "a very loose and decentralized command structure that operates on ideas rather than directives". The group became known for a series of well-publicized publicity stunts and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on government, religious, and corporate websites. Anonymous originated in 2003 on the imageboard 4chan, representing the concept of many online and offline community users simultaneously existing as an anarchic, digitized global brain.[3][4] Anonymous members (known as "Anons") can be distinguished in public by the wearing of stylised Guy Fawkes masks.[5] In its early form, the concept was adopted by a decentralized online community acting anonymously in a coordinated manner, usually toward a loosely self-agreed goal, and primarily focused on entertainment, or "lulz".

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Anonymous (communauté)

Avec la popularité grandissante des imageboards, l'idée qu'Anonymous soit un collectif d'individus non nommés est devenue un mème internet[8],[9]. Le 25 novembre 2006, plusieurs mentions de la communauté Anonymous sont faites dans le manifeste « Rules of the Internet »[10] édité sur 4chan. La notoriété du nom a réellement débuté en 2008 avec le Projet Chanology (une série d'attaques informatique visant l'église de scientologie).

4Chan & the infamous /b/ board

Vs. Scientology. [2010] Les Anonymous espèrent provoquer "une révolution" Ces dernières semaines et surtout ces derniers jours, les attaques DDOS contre les organisations d'ayants droit et les professionnels de la chasse aux pirates se sont multipliées.

[2010] Les Anonymous espèrent provoquer "une révolution"

Ce week-end, l'attaque a atteint un nouveau pallier avec la publication de plus de 350 Mo de mails du cabinet d'avocats ACS:Law, spécialisé dans le recouvrement de paiements par les internautes suspectés de piratage. Les auteurs sont un groupe d'internautes anonymes, les "Anonymous", qui refusent d'être associés à la communauté 4chan. On ne connaît ni leur nombre ni leur nationalité, ils n'ont aucun leader, mais ils espèrent provoquer chez le peuple des internautes une "révolution". C'est ce qu'ils nous ont expliqué dans cette interview, par nature décousue. : Pourquoi les attaques DDOS se sont-elles intensifiées ce mois-ci ? Les Anonymous : C'est à cause d'une rage contre les organisations d'ayants droit qui utilisent des méthodes illégales pour parvenir à leurs buts.

Dans l'idéal, la révolution. DDOS : les Anonymous auraient causé 537 heures d'interruption. [2012] George Hotz, Sony, and the Anonymous Hacker Wars. In the summer of 2007, Apple released the iPhone, in an exclusive partnership with A.T. & T. George Hotz, a seventeen-year-old from Glen Rock, New Jersey, was a T-Mobile subscriber. He wanted an iPhone, but he also wanted to make calls using his existing network, so he decided to hack the phone. Every hack poses the same basic challenge: how to make something function in a way for which it wasn’t designed.

In one respect, hacking is an act of hypnosis. As Hotz describes it, the secret is to figure out how to speak to the device, then persuade it to obey your wishes. He used a Phillips-head eyeglass screwdriver to undo the two screws in the back of the phone. The next morning, Hotz stood in his parents’ kitchen and hit “Record” on a video camera set up to face him.

Hotz’s YouTube video received nearly two million views and made him the most famous hacker in the world. “Man to man?” “Man to man.” Apple and A.T. & T. remained conspicuously silent. [2012] How Anonymous Picks Targets, Launches Attacks, and Takes Powerful Organizations Down. Image Design: Giles Revell No one but Hector Xavier Monsegur can know why or when he became Sabu, joining the strange and chaotic Internet collective known as Anonymous.

[2012] How Anonymous Picks Targets, Launches Attacks, and Takes Powerful Organizations Down

But we know the moment he gave Sabu up. On June 7, 2011, federal agents came to his apartment on New York’s Lower East Side and threatened the 28-year-old with an array of charges that could add up to 124 years in prison. So Hector Monsegur, who as Sabu had become a mentor and icon to fellow members of Anonymous, surrendered his online identity to a new, equally faceless and secretive master: the FBI. For the next eight months, Sabu continued to rage across the Internet as a core member of AntiSec, a blackhat hacking group within Anonymous. We’re used to that heat we survived the first rounds of the raids He was referring to a series of arrests that past summer that had scooped up, worldwide, at least 80 alleged participants in the group. Painting: Chrissy Angliker Was it really just a speed bump? Pages: 1 2345View All.