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Feds Charge 13 Members Of Anonymous | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.04.2013 | Technology

Federal prosecutors brought charges against 13 people Thursday for allegedly helping the hacker group Anonymous carry out attacks against a number of ...

Generation W: WikiLeaks Ignites a New Generation of Hacktivists

Urizenus Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Urizenus Sklar

Assange may eventually be incarcerated or worse, but the genie is definitely out of the bottle at this point. There is no question but that hacktivist culture is now a worldwide phenomenon.

Pro-WikiLeaks Hackers Send Letter To Beck | Glynnis MacNicol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The group professing to be Anonymous, the organization allegedly behind Operation Payback, has issued an open letter to Glenn Beck. Essentially, 'A...

WikiLeaks Bummers for Lefties

Sam McPheeters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sam McPheeters

That WikiLeaks censors anything at all shows a basic agreement with the US position: there are lives (military and civilian) in the balance, and the disclosure of identities -- even inadvertently -- could endanger them.

The Blog of War: WikiLeaks Exposes Business-as-Usual, and a New Battle Ensues

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Randall Amster

In an ideal world, the WikiLeaks revelations would have ended two wars. But rather than retreating, the Pentagon became emboldened that a significant portion of its dirty laundry was aired publicly.

16-Year-Old Arrested For Pro-WikiLeaks Cyber Attacks

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Dutch police arrested a 16-year-old teenager on Wednesday for his involvement in the online attacks against Visa and Mastercard, organized by supporte...

Pro-WikiLeaks Hackers' Latest Target: PayPal

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: A PayPal spokesperson contacted The Huffington Post to note that according to, PayPal's API is fully operational and has not su...

Sarah Palin Reportedly Target Of Major Cyber Attack

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

London-based hackers reportedly working in support of the website WikiLeaks as part of "Operation Payback" have turned their keyboards on Sarah Palin,...

WikiLeaks Supporters: Facebook BANNED Our Page

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Anonymous, an activist hacker group that has been disabling websites in a show of support for WikiLeaks, claims that Facebook has just banned its page...

Visa DOWN: WikiLeaks Supporters Take Down Site As 'Payback'

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Story is developing: More information to come Just hours after MasterCard's website was disabled by WikiLeaks supporters, is now down as w...

Operation Payback: Live Updates On The Cyberattacks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An online group calling itself Anonymous is attacking sites around the web perceived to be "enemies" of WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange. Thi...