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How Latino Youth Stay Informed

Fundacion MEPI | Posted 12.03.2012 | Latino Voices
Fundacion MEPI

Seven out of ten young Mexicans are getting their news by accessing links in their Facebook or Twitter accounts, according to the Mexican Internet Association. I am part of that statistic.

Former Anonymous Spokesman Arrested

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.13.2012 | Technology

A former spokesman for Anonymous was arrested late Wednesday, according to the hacker group and the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office, just hours after...

How Anonymous Hacked The Media | Posted 11.13.2012 | Technology

Twitter user Own3r's claim that he'd hacked GoDaddy turned out to be false, but the media's jumping on the story shows how little they understand Ano...

GoDaddy: We Weren't Hacked

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 11.11.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — says a Web hosting outage that involved thousands and possibly millions of websites on Monday was due to internal proble...

Anonymous, GoDaddy and SOPA: A Warning of What's to Come

Dan Johnson | Posted 11.11.2012 | Technology
Dan Johnson

If a disruption of service for less than eight hours will make this big of a splash on the internet, as is the intent of recent cybersecurity legislation, imagine what a complete shutdown of the internet will do.

GoDaddy Outage Takes Out Millions Of Sites

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 11.10.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands and possibly millions of websites hosted by went down for several hours on Monday, causing trouble for the mai...

Where Those 1 Million Leaked Apple IDs Really Came From

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.10.2012 | Technology

Last week, a group of hackers sparked an Internet firestorm by claiming to have broken into an FBI agent’s laptop where they found more than 12 mill...

Do Hackers Owe The FBI An Apology?

NBC News | Posted 11.10.2012 | Technology

A small Florida publishing company says the million-record database of Apple gadget identifiers released last week by the hacker group Anonymous was s...

Time for a Revolution

Carl Gibson | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Carl Gibson

The only appropriate government response to mass shootings seems to be thoughts and prayers, combined with more prayers and thoughts. And the government's official response to bankers kicking families out of their homes so they could buy a newer Bentley was to not press any charges.

Hackers Anonymous Have A New Target: Child Porn Sites

ZDNet | Posted 07.10.2012 | Technology

Over the weekend, the hacktivist group Anonymous apparently grew tired of pedophilia and decided to launch Operation PedoChat (#OpPedoChat). Several w...

How Anonymous Takes Powerful Organizations Down

Wired | Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology

The possibility that Anonymous might be telling the truth—that it couldn’t be shut down by jailing or flipping or bribing key participants—was w...


John Feffer | Posted 08.05.2012 | World
John Feffer

Listen to Washington and you'd think the U.S. was simply a healthy body under attack by foreign microbes in league with traitorous parasites within. But several major news stories paint a very different picture of the government's approach to cyber war.

Laughable Online Censorship Attempt Won't Last a New York Minute

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Republicans in the New York state government are attempting to pass a law that would ban anonymous comments online. Even if they actually passed the act, once it arrived in a federal court it would be tossed out in a "New York minute" (as they say).

Hackers Apparently Made Off With Government Data

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One or more unauthorized users gained access to the inner workings of a website run by the U.S. Justice Department, a departmen...

Hackers Anonymous Declare War on Marijuana Prohibition

Joshua Glazer | Posted 07.20.2012 | Technology
Joshua Glazer

After our exclusive Anonymous interview, other members of the hacker collective came forward to reveal more details surrounding their plan for legaliz...

Anonymous Claims Credit For Crashing Police, City Websites

Posted 05.20.2012 | Chicago

The City of Chicago website and the website for the Chicago Police Department crashed on Sunday amid explosive protests related to the ongoing NATO Su...

Alleged Anonymous Hacker Enters Plea In Court

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.14.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK -- A Chicago man facing computer hacking charges in a federal investigation targeting the worldwide group Anonymous is entertaining himself b...

Anonymous Insider Makes Huge Claim

National Post | Posted 07.14.2012 | Technology

Christopher Doyon, a.k.a. Commander X, sits atop a hillside in an undisclosed location in Canada, watching a reporter and photographer make their way ...

Anonymous Takes Down Site Over Support For Pirate Bay Censorship

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.09.2012 | Technology

The notorious hacker group Anonymous has struck once again, and this time its victim was Virgin Media. According to the BBC, the hackers' distribut...

Anonymous Hacks Kremlin Website

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

By Vladimir Soldatkin MOSCOW, May 9 (Reuters) - Hackers temporarily blocked President Vladimir Putin's web site on Wednesday, carrying...

New Olympic Competition: Hacking the Olympics

Daniel Ben-Horin | Posted 07.03.2012 | Technology
Daniel Ben-Horin

The 2012 Olympics are going to get hacked. We're about to see what happens when an irresistible force -- angry teched-up people linked by social media -- collides with an immovable object -- the corporatized branding colossus known as the International Olympic Committee.

Anonymous Makes The TIME 100

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.20.2012 | Technology

UPDATE: A spokesperson for TIME pointed out in an email to The Huffington Post that the TIME 100 list is not "ranked." According to the email, "The wi...

Hacker Charged For Attacking Police Site

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 06.16.2012 | Technology

SALT LAKE CITY — An Ohio man linked to the hacker collective "Anonymous" pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of breaching the websites of the U...

Hacked Photos, Fake Suicides And Stolen Art

Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts

When Marcel DuChamp hung a porcelain urinal in a museum and called it "Fountain", it was dubbed a work of genius. When Eva and Franco Mattes chipped o...

Hacking the Federal Log Jam: One Agency at a Time

Adam Levin | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Adam Levin

Twelve weeks ago, the Economic Development Administration was the target of a sophisticated hack attack. What's shocking is not that it happened, it's that despite the return to pre-historic fax-machine technology, the EDA seems to be functioning fairly well, perhaps even better in some ways.