Hackers attack Iranian government websites. Azerbaijan , Baku, Feb. 18 /Trend T.Konyayeva/ Attacks of an anonymous group of hackers on Iranian government websites at the Foreign Ministry, the Organization of Atomic Energy, the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting Organization have caused many of these websites to become inaccessible by their visitors for more than a day, a source close to this anonymous group told, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran's official statement reported.
The semi-official Fars News Agency, close to the Revolutionary Guards, was also inaccessible for hours, but the group has not taken responsibility. According to the said source, the Foreign Ministry's website stopped operation for more than a day. Even the Supreme Leader's website and the Iranian President's website faced disrupted service for several hours after they were attacked by the group. The official Iranian Parliament website also faced service disruption through DDoS attacks. Anonymous and the global correction. The tendency to relate past events to what is possible in the present becomes more difficult as the scope of the geopolitical environment changes.
It is a useful thing, then, to ask every once in a while if the environment has recently undergone any particular severe changes, thereby expanding our options for the future. Terminology, let alone our means of exchanging information, has changed to such a degree that many essential discussions in today's "communications age" would be entirely incomprehensible to many two decades ago. As the social, political and technological environment has developed, some have already begun to explore new options, seizing new chances for digital activism - and more will soon join in.
Anon & Anthropology of Hacking. Anonymous is not a force to be reckoned with.
Scientologists have felt their wrath for sometime, Sarah Palin did as well, as have MasterCard & Visa post-Wikileaks fiasco. I’m sure Aaron Barr is now realizing the impact Anon has. Aaron Barr is head of an internet security company, HBGary Federal. His company was contracted by Bank of America as a counter Wikileaks impending release of cables that will incriminate BofA. Anon vs. Ars Technica has written up a 3 page account of the situation, which is absolutely fascinating. His problems started here. Cyber Self Defence – Techniques For Avoiding Surveillance And The Censor » internet surveillance, vietnam, internet, china internet, censorship, burma » RFA Unplugged.
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Get ready to jump down the rabbit hole with me. When hacker amalgam Anonymous attacked the computer security firm HBGary as most of the country was busy watching heavy-set men play with a leather ball, you could assume that it was retaliation for the recent crack down on its membership by the FBI and Scotland Yard . The Anatomy of Anonymous – An Analysis Of Probable Future Actions. The Anatomy of Anonymous - image courtesy of Ralf Roletschek and Mattbuck.
We Are Anonymous. Ils ont lancé des attaques contre les sites financiers qui avaient tenté d’étrangler Wikileaks.
Ils auraient aidé les manifestants tunisiens anti Ben Ali. Palantir confirme son plan anti-Wikileaks mais le condamne. Firm hacked by ‘Anonymous’ plotted against WikiLeaks on bank’s behalf: report. By Eric W.
DolanWednesday, February 9, 2011 13:33 EDT The data intelligence firm Palantir Technologies apologized Thursday for its involvement in developing a proposal to Bank of America to attack secrets outlet WikiLeaks. Hackers Target Gene Simmons Websites After Panel Comments. Anonymous trains sights on Yemen after Egypt. By Agence France-PresseFriday, February 4, 2011 8:21 EDT WASHINGTON – The loose-knit group of online global hackers known as “Anonymous” has trained its sights on Yemen following cyber attacks on government websites in Tunisia and Egypt.
The website of Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh, presidentsaleh.gov.ye, was inaccessible on Thursday following calls by Anonymous members for attacks on the site. Luis Corrons, the technical director at PandaLabs, the malware detection laboratory for computer security firm Panda Security, said Anonymous members “feel that somehow they have to support the people in those countries.” “It is a worldwide thing,” Corrons told AFP. “They think the goal is obtaining freedom for those countries.” Quand Wikileaks affole les oligarchies. “Bonjour, vous avez demandé les Anonymous” » Article » OWNI, Digital Journalism. Une attaque informatique est-elle une forme de manifestation ? Anonymous menace le gouvernement égyptien Anonymous Egypt and Algeria operations show a complex cyber-movement.
“Our assessment is that the Egyptian government is stable and is looking for ways to respond to the legitimate needs and interests of the Egyptian people.”
Hillary Clinton, January 25, Washington “When asked about the revolt in Egypt, 72% of american adults agreed that they should overthrow the current Pharaoh.” Anonymous member, #opegypt IRC, January 26, Secretary Clinton received plenty of criticism for her statements about Egypt. Hackers vengeurs et espions en diligence. WikiLeaks : la pression monte, la résistance s'organise. Sous le feu de hackers, Wikileaks se réfugie dans le cloud d’Amazon. 10 Lessons for Gov 2.0 from Web 2.0. What is Web 2.0? In 2005, it meant geeks embracing a set of principles and practices: using the web as a platform, harnessing collective intelligence, data is the new “Intel inside,” and others. By 2010, many of the dominant companies and services that embody or fuel Web 2.0 have become global brands: Google, Craigslist, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, and a host of new mobile communities or platforms. "The Jester", le hacker patriote qui aurait piraté Wikileaks.
Montage réalisé à partir de l’avatar du compte @th3J3st3r sur Twitter On ne sait rien de lui, si ce n’est qu’il aurait servi en Afghanistan comme soldat, peut-être dans une unité spéciale, mais qu’il serait désormais à la retraite. La fluidité de son écriture en anglais et son vocabulaire laissent penser qu’il est Américain. La panne de WikiLeaks revendiquée. Un pirate informatique connu sous le surnom de "Jester" (bouffon) et qui se définit lui-même comme un "hacktiviste au service du bien" a revendiqué la mise hors service temporaire du site WikiLeaks. Les soutiens de WikiLeaks contre-attaquent sur le web. Anonymous Attacks Swiss Bank After Assange's Account Closed. The Anonymous group of hacktivists is making good on its promise to attack those helping to censor WikiLeaks, the latest victim being PostFinance, who’s website has become the target of distributed denial of service (DDoS) after the Swiss bank closed the account of Julian Assange.
In the latest move of what already starts to look as a harassment campaign against WikiLeaks orchestrated by various businesses and governments around the world, PostFinance decided to suspend the personal bank account of WikiLeaks Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange. The bank alleged that Assange, who doesn’t have a stable residence and moves around the world a lot, used his lawyers’ Geneva address to set up the account, which is against the terms of the contract. The bank said Assange's account came under scrutiny because he became a high profile individual and that it plans to transfer the funds (31,000 euros according to WikiLeaks), to another account of his choosing.
La guerre de l'information n'est pas la cyberguerre - Owni. WikiLeaks : LOIC, l'outil clé en main de l'"Opération riposte" Attaques contre le blog du service de paiement en ligne, PayPal, ou contre les sites de Visa et MasterCard. Pour protester contre le gel des comptes de WikiLeaks, des pirates informatiques ont lancé une "Opération riposte" sur le Web. Les Anonymous promettent de s'attaquer au gouvernement Algérien. Anonymous s'attaque maintenant à une entreprise de sécurité américaine - Actualités Techno - Sécurité.
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