Anonymous / LulzSec

2021 – Anonymous News

  • 20-09-2021: Epik data breach impacts 15 million users, including non-customers. [Ars Technica]

  • 16-09-2021: Anonymous leaks gigabytes of data from alt-right web host Epik. [Ars Technica] [The Register]

  • 07-06-2021: Remember Anonymous? It/they might be back, and it/they are angry with Elon Musk. [The Register]

2017 – Anonymous News

  • 22-08-2017: Anonymous hacker says they stole 1.2 million NHS patients' data. [Graham Cluley]

  • 14-08-2017: Anonymous shuts down Nazi site after Charlottesville protester's death. [NZ Herald] [The Register]

  • 26-06-2017: Hacker group Anonymous claims Nasa is on the verge of announcing alien life. [NZ Herald]

2016 – Anonymous News

  • 21-10-2016: Anonymous' most notorious hacker is back, and he's gone legit. [Wired]

  • 13-04-2016: After being convicted under hacking law, Anonymous-linked man says he didn’t do it. [Ars Technica] [Engadget]

  • 14-03-2016: Anonymous declares 'total war' on Donald Trump. [Engadget]

    • 19-03-2016: Anonymous distributes Donald Trump’s personal info. [HardOCP] [re/code]

  • 13-01-2016: Anonymous floods Thai gov websites to protest backpacker murder case. [The Register]

  • 13-01-2016: Anonymous drives Nissan offline in dolphin hunting protest. [BBC News]

2015 – Anonymous News

  • 27-12-2015: Anonymous takes credit for cyberattacks crippling Turkey. [Engadget]

  • 12-12-2015: Anonymous take down Trump Towers. [NZ Herald] [Stuff] [Wired]

  • 03-12-2015: Anonymous leaks Paris climate summit officials' private data. [Wired] [Gizmodo]

  • 17-11-2015: Anonymous 'declares war' on IS. [BBC] [BBC News] [Stuff] [Gizmodo] [Engadget]

    • 18-11-2015: Anonymous’s ‘total war’ on ISIS – how effective can it be? [The Register]

    • 18-11-2015: ISIS calls Anonymous "idiots". [Gawker]

    • 19-11-2015: Anonymous' 'war' on the IS explained. [Stuff]

    • 22-11-2015: “Who’s ISIS?” Anonymous’ #OpParis campaign against Islamic State goes awry. [Ars Technica]

    • 23-11-2015: 'Spying' on Islamic State instead of hacking them. [BBC News]

    • 23-11-2015: Anonymous goes to war with ISIS and shoots itself in the foot. [ExtremeTech] [Gizmodo]

  • 30-10-2015: Anonymous hack group plans to out KKK hate group. [The Register]

    • 04-11-2015: 'Anonymous' says anonymous KKK dump wasn't from Anonymous. [The Register] [NZ Herald]

    • 05-11-2015: Anonymous posts the names of people it believes are KKK members. [Engadget] [BBC News]

  • 07-10-2015: Journalist linked to Anonymous found guilty of 3 federal counts of hacking. [Ars Technica]

  • 10-08-2015: Anonymous is outright challenging (or trolling) the Canadian government. [ExtremeTech]

  • 25-07-2015: Anonymous tires to hold the Canadian government to ransom. [Gizmodo]

  • 21-07-2015: Anonymous targets IS sympathisers on Twitter. [BBC News]

  • 12-05-2015: Anonymous may have hijacked thousands of routers for zombie botnet. [ExtremeTech]

  • 27-04-2015: Anonymous: still trolling after all these years. [Gizmodo]

  • 06-04-2015: Barrett Brown suddenly stripped of prison e-mail after talking to press. [Ars Technica]

  • 12-02-2015: Anonymous vs. the ISIS Cyber Caliphate -- war in the Middle East goes digital. [DailyTech]

  • 11-02-2015: Anonymous hacked gas stations - and could cause fuel shortages. [The Register]

  • 10-02-2015: Anonymous loose cannon admits DDoSing social services and housing websites. [The Register]

  • 09-02-2015: Hackers Anonymous disable extremist social media accounts. [BBC News]

  • 22-01-2015: Barrett Brown, formerly of Anonymous, sentenced to 63 months. [Ars Technica] [Gizmodo] [BBC News] [The Register]

  • 09-01-2015: Anonymous vows to avenge Charlie Hebdo massacre by blitzing jihadist sites. [The Register] [BBC News] [Graham Cluley]

    • 10-01-2015: Anonymous claims first victim in "Operation Charlie Hebdo". [HardOCP] [Mashable] [BBC News]

    • 14-01-2015: It's hacker jihad: Islamist skiddies square up to Anonymous. [The Register]

    • 27-01-2015: Barrett Brown: “If anyone needs me, I'll be in prison.”. [BoingBoing]

  • 02-01-2015: Come for lulz, stay for hacktivism: a new book on Anonymous, reviewed. [Ars Technica]

2014 – Anonymous News

  • 16-12-2014: Hackers post alleged police passwords. [Stuff]

  • 16-12-2014: Anonymous targets Sweden over Pirate Bay. [Stuff]

  • 03-12-2014: Fort Lauderdale websites DDoSed after Anonymous threats over feeding ban. [The Register]

  • 20-11-2014: Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: why only an anthropologist can tell the story of Anonymous. [BoingBoing] [The Spectator]

  • 18-11-2014: Anonymous hacks Ku Klux Klan's Twitter. [Stuff] [The Register]

  • 04-09-2014: How Anonymous incited online vigilantism from Tunisia to Ferguson. [The New Yorker]

  • 04-08-2014: Anonymous declares cyber war on Israel, downs Mossad site, many others. [Gawker]

  • 09-05-2014: Is Anonymous dead? [HardOCP] [Wired]

  • 09-05-2014: Anonymous plans hacktivism against World Cup sponsors. [The Register]

  • 22-05-2014: 'Anonymous' pair arrested in Australia. [Stuff] [The Register]

  • 14-05-2014: Anonymous: Why we're picketing Glenn Greenwald's book tour. [The Register]

  • 13-05-2014: Lost funds fuel row over Anonymous news feed. [BBC News]

  • 30-04-2014: Ex-Anonymous spokesman pleads guilty. [Stuff]

  • 12-04-2014: Israeli hacker reportedly exposes Anonymous hackers. [HardOCP] [Business Insider]

  • 08-04-2014: Anonymous attacking school networks with DDoS? [Reddit]

  • 06-03-2014: Feds drop most charges against former Anon spokesman. [Ars Technica] [Wired] [ReadWriteWeb]

  • 05-02-2014: War on Anonymous: British spies attacked hackers, Snowden docs show. [NBC News] [BBC News] [Graham Cluley] [The Register] [DailyTech] [Ars Technica] [Gizmodo]

  • 04-02-2014: The new Snowden revelations is dangerous for Anonymous -- and for all of us. [Wired]

  • 12-01-2014: On the anniversary of the death of Aaron Swartz, Anonymous hacks MIT again. [Ars Technica]

2014 – LulzSec News

  • 10-12-2014: The media chums up with LulzSec hackers once again. [Graham Cluley]

  • 20-10-2014: 'LulzSec leader Aush0k' found to be naughty boy not worthy of jail. [The Register]

  • 02-10-2014: LulzSec supersnitch led attacks on UK, Australia. [The Register] [The Daily Dot]

  • 03-09-2014: LulzSec hackers rattle South American governments. [Stuff]

  • 13-08-2014: LulzSec supergrass Sabu led attacks against Turkey. [The Register]

  • 11-08-2014: An interview with convicted LulzSec hacker Jeremy Hammond on how he got caught by the FBI. [The Kernel]

  • 18-06-2014: How an FBI informant helped orchestrate the hack of an FBI contractor. [Motherboard]

  • 05-06-2014: How FBI informant Sabu helped Anonymous hack Brazil. [Motherboard]

  • 27-05-2014: Three years on: Sabu, who betrayed his fellow LulzSec hackers, is due to be sentenced. [Graham Cluley]

  • 26-05-2014: LulzSec hacker helps FBI stop over 300 cyber attacks. [BBC News] [Ars Technica]

  • 24-05-2014: Government seeks 7-month sentence for LulzSec leader Sabu. [Wired] [Gizmodo]

  • 15-05-2014: Self-proclaimed LulzSec leader to be tried in July. [The Register]

  • 24-04-2014: LulzSec's Sabu hacked foreign gov sites while under FBI control. [The Register] [NYT] [Engadget] [Gizmodo] [BoingBoing]

    • 25-04-2014: FBI knew of zero-day attack on websites, let hackers use it. [Ars Technica]

  • 10-01-2014: Sabu wasn't the only FBI mole in LulzSec, suggest leaked docs. [The Register]

2013 – Anonymous News

  • 11-12-2013: Participating in Anonymous DDoS attack for 1 minute = $183,000 fine. [Gizmodo] [Sophos]

  • 06-12-2013: Members of hacker group Anonymous plead guilty in PayPal cyber attack. [LA Times]

  • 18-11-2013: Anonymous has been hacking government computers for a year. [BGR]

  • 17-11-2013: FBI warns of Anonymous govt breaches. [Stuff] [Reuters] [HardOCP] [Gizmodo]

  • 15-11-2013: Stratfor email, credit-card hacker Hammond thrown in cooler for 10 years. [The Register] [Stuff] [The Guardian] [HardOCP] [Gizmodo] [Ars Technica] [Wired]

  • 12-11-2013: Anonymous Indonesia gets it right, attacks Australian government. [The Register]

    • 17-11-2013: Anonymous Indonesia claims attacks by Anonymous Australia. [The Register]

  • 12-11-2013: Anonymous claims Parliament Wi-Fi hack during London protest. [The Register]

  • 09-11-2013: Anonymous threatens cyberwar with Anonymous. [The Register]

  • 06-11-2013: Anon hacktivists tear through Philippines govt in web graffiti rampage. [The Register]

  • 04-11-2013: Anonymous plans a million mask march. [HardOCP] [OnTheMedia]

    • 06-11-2013: Anonymous hacktivists' Million Mask March protest hits London. [The Register]

  • 04-11-2013: Off your bikie laws: Anonymous to Queensland Premier Newman. [The Register] [Stuff] [BBC News]

  • 01-11-2013: 'Anonymous' hack Singapore newspaper's website. [BBC News] [NZ Herald] [The Register]

    • 08-11-2013: 'Anonymous' hacks Singapore Prime Minister's website. [BBC News]

  • 26-10-2013: Anonymous hacked Quebec government sites with a fifth grader's help. [Gizmodo] [Naked Security]

    • 27-10-2013: Anonymous hacker pleads guilty to DDoS attack. [HardOCP] [Neowin]

  • 25-10-2013: Anonymous and pals gather in support of girl at centre of rape case. [The Register]

  • 16-10-2013: Anonymous target alleged rapist. [Stuff]

  • 04-10-2013: Thirteen Anonymous members indicted. [Stuff] [NZ Herald] [Google] [BoingBoing] [HardOCP] [Reuters] [The Register] [BBC News]

    • 08-10-2013: Anonymous no more: Twitter engineer, UConn security analyst among 13 indicted for 'Operation Payback'. [The Verge] [HardOCP]

  • 03-10-2013: On Anonymous. [Schneier] [Cigi]

  • 02-09-2013: 'Anonymous' to Reg hack: We know SEA leaders' names. [The Register]

  • 29-08-2013: Anonymous threatens 'Kiwi Freedom'. [Stuff]

    • 30-08-2013: Little sign of attack by hacking group. [Stuff]

  • 28-08-2013: Spy law MPs target of 'hacktivist' group. [NZ Herald]

  • 25-08-2013: Anonymous attack spy site. [NZ Herald]

  • 20-08-2013: Anonymous 'hacks Mole Valley council website'. [BBC News]

  • 30-07-2013: Anonymous hits National websites. [Stuff]

      • 30-07-2013: Dotcom tells hackers of National sites to stop. [Stuff]

  • 18-07-2013: Anonymous says they leaked 2000 Congressional email passwords. [Gizmodo]

  • 16-07-2013: North Korea tried to blame Anonymous for its South Korea cyberattacks. [Gizmodo]

  • 26-06-2013: Claims Anonymous behind Korean cyber attack. [Stuff]

  • 21-06-2013: Anons: We milked Norks dry of missile secrets, now we'll spaff it online. [The Register]

  • 17-06-2013: Anon posts Filipino president's phone numbers. [The Register]

  • 12-06-2013: Man linked to Anonymous agrees to plead guilty. [Stuff] [Ars Technica]

  • 07-06-2013: Anonymous just leaked a trove of NSA documents. [Gizmodo]

  • 06-06-2013: Another Anonymous member raided by FBI. [HardOCP] [Gawker] [Ars Technica] [BoingBoing] [Mother Jones]

  • 29-05-2013: Anonymous plonks names, addresses of far-right EDL types on web. [The Register]

  • 29-05-2013: Stratfor hacker faces jail after admitting cyber attack. [BBC News] [The Register] [The Verge] [Ars Technica] [Wired]

  • 22-05-2013: Anonymous threat shutter Gitmo WiFi. [The Register]

  • 19-05-2013: Four Anons cuffed in Italy. [The Register]

  • 13-05-2013: How Anonymous got involved in fighting for justice for rape victims. [BoingBoing] [Mother Jones]

  • 07-05-2013: Anonymous threatens to take the US off the cyber map. [BGR]

  • 25-04-2013: Anonymous just took down NAMBLA's homepage to protest Pedophilia Pride Day. [Gizmodo]

  • 19-04-2013: Anonymous calls for 'Internet blackout day' to protest CISPA. [BGR] [ReadWriteWeb]

  • 18-04-2013: Anonymous raises $54k to start a news site. [HardOCP] [Ars Technica]

    • 18-04-2013: Anonymous group launches citizen journalism website. [BBC News]

  • 12-04-2013: Anons torn over naming & shaming of 17-year-old's gang rape suspects. [The Register]

  • 10-04-2013: Hackers get hacked twice in four days. [NZ Herald]

  • 08-04-2013: Anonymous blitzes Israel in new attack. [The Register] [WSJ]

  • 05-04-2013: Australian feds charge 17-year-old Anon with four crimes. [The Register]

  • 04-04-2013: Anonymous hacks North Korea social network accounts. [BBC News] [ReadWriteWeb] [The Register] [Stuff] [TrustedReviews] [TNW] [Ars Technica] [Gizmodo] [BGR] [PetaPixel]

    • 15-04-2013: Anonymous hackers bring down North Korean websites for a second time. [BGR] [The Register]

  • 02-04-2013: Anonymous threatens cyberwar on North Korea, steals 15,000 passwords. [BGR]

  • 26-03-2013: Experts doubt Anonymous Mossad spy outing claims are kosher. [The Register]

  • 14-03-2013: Reuters employee exposed as alleged Anonymous agent. [Gizmodo] [HardOCP] [US DoJ] [BuzzFeed] [Ars Technica] [Wired] [The Register] [Politico] [Stuff]

    • 14-03-2013: The Matthew Keys case, the CFAA, and why maximum sentences matter. [EFF]

    • 15-03-2013: Reuters suspends employee accused of aiding Anonymous. [BoingBoing] [Huffington Post] [Stuff]

  • 05-03-2013: Anonymous becomes peacemaker as hacktivists battle. [The Register]

  • 27-02-2013: Anonymous leaks Bank of America secrets in spy revenge hack. [The Register] [Salon]

  • 22-02-2013: That's embarrassing: Anonymous Twitter page hacked. [NZ Herald] [HardOCP] [BBC News] [BGR]

  • 21-02-2013: How Anonymous accidentally helped expose two Chinese hackers. [Ars Technica]

  • 20-02-2013: Anonymous hacks US State Department. [ReadWriteWeb]

  • 13-02-2013: Another huge Anonymous FAIL. [HardOCP] [CNN]

  • 04-02-2013: Anonymous leaks personal data of more than 4,000 US bank executives. [BGR] [ZDNet] [Gizmodo] [The Register]

    • 06-02-2013: Feds confirm but downplays Anonymous SuperBowl banker hack. [The Register]

  • 28-01-2013: A new Anonymous hack lets you shoot up government sites with a Nyan Cat spaceship. [Gizmodo]

  • 27-01-2013: Anonymous threatens massive WikiLeaks-style exposure. [HardOCP] [TechCrunch]

  • 24-01-2013: Feds pile on more charges against Anonymous agitator Barrett Brown. [Wired]

  • 24-01-2013: Anonymous hacker group: two jailed for cyber attacks. [BBC News] [The Register]

  • 21-01-2013: Anonymous hacks Oz uni's email to protest bulk iPad buy. [The Register]

  • 13-01-2013: Anonymous hacks MIT after Aaron Swartz's suicide. [cNet] [Gizmodo] [WSJ ATD] [The Register] [Ars Technica]

  • 10-01-2013: Anonymous wants DDoS attacks recognised as speech. [The Register] [Gizmodo] [Ars Technica] [THG] [ReadWriteWeb]

  • 04-01-2013: Anonymous turns private eye in Ohio rape case. [The Register]

2013 – LulzSec News

2012 – Anonymous News

  • 28-12-2012: McAfee Labs predicts the decline of Anonymous. [Ars Technica]

  • 19-12-2012: Twitter kills Anonymous' semi-official account. [Gizmodo]

  • 16-12-2012: Anonymous attacks Westboro Baptist Church over Sandy Hook funeral protest. [Gizmodo] [BoingBoing] [Ars Technica] [The Register] [BetaBeat]

  • 14-12-2012: UK cops: how we sniffed out convicted AnonOps admin 'Nerdo'. [The Register]

  • 14-12-2012: Anonymous member busted by IRC name. [HardOCP] [Gizmodo]

  • 12-12-2012: Anon on the run: how Commander X jumped bail and fled to Canada. [Ars Technica]

  • 09-12-2012: Former Anon spokesperson indicted for allegedly linking to stole information. [Ars Technica] [THG] [THG]

  • 07-12-2012: Feds charge Anonymous spokesperson for sharing hacked Stratfor credit cards. [Wired]

  • 30-11-2012: Anonymous declares war on Syrian government sites. [THG] [HardOCP] [Network World]

  • 27-11-2012: Anonymous takes down Texan RFID-tracking school. [The Register]

  • 22-11-2012: Anonymous hackers 'cost PayPal £3.5m'. [BBC News]

  • 07-12-2012: Anonymous hackers convicted of targeting PayPal, MasterCard. [Bloomberg]

  • 20-11-2012: Anonymous claims it sabotaged rove election hacking. [Schneier] [Wonkette] [Daily KOS] [YouTube] [THG]

  • 15-11-2012: Anonymous operation Israel: Gaza under attack. [Examiner] [The Register] [TNW] [Gizmodo] [HardOCP] [cNet] [Stuff]

    • 19-11-2012: Anonymous is losing its war against Israel. [Gizmodo] [Stuff]

  • 09-11-2012: Infamous 15-year old hacker banned from Internet for six years. [Gizmodo]

  • 30-10-2012: Updated Anonymous documentary We Are Legion gets online release. [Wired]

  • 28-10-2012: Anonymous takes aim at Zynga. [HardOCP] [cNet]

  • 25-10-2012: Anonymous seeks solidarity with UK police. [HardOCP] [boston.com]

  • 22-10-2012: Anonymous hacktivists to launch TYLER: Wikileaks on steroids. [RVoR: part 1, part 2]

  • 19-10-2012: Anonymous cell: shove off, credit hoggers, WE took down HSBC. [The Register]

  • 17-10-2012: How Anonymous broke its own rules to break free. [BoingBoing]

  • 11-10-2012: Anonymous demands free access after Wikileaks adds "paywall" for Stratfor global information files. [TNW] [Wired] [BoingBoing] [Ars Technica] [The Register]

  • 09-10-2012: Monkey explain why Anonymous and Occupy exist. [Wired]

  • 06-10-2012: Anonymous attacks Sweden for Pirate Bay justice. [HardOCP] [SlashGear]

  • 14-09-2012: Self-proclaimed Anonymous spokesperson under arrest after anti-FBI video. [Ars Technica] [Wired] [HardOCP] [Network World]

  • 14-09-2012: AntiSec leaks 'Feds' credit cards after Barrett Brown cuffed. [The Register]

  • 12-09-2012: Anonymous doxes Cambodia after Pirate Bay arrest. [The Register]

  • 10-09-2012: GoDaddy goes down hard; Anonymous hacker claims responsibility. [WSJ ATD] [BoingBoing] [yCombinator] [The Register] [HardOCP] [CBS News] [Ars Technica] [Wired] [TechCrunch] [THG]

  • 08-09-2012: Anonymous: behind the masks of the cyber insurgents. [The Guardian]

  • 26-08-2012: British minister likens Anonymous to fascists and racists. [The Register]

  • 20-08-2012: Anonymous takes down UK government websites in Assange attack. [The Register]

  • 09-08-2012: Demonoid takedown prompts attacks by Anonymous. [BBC News]

  • 07-08-2012: Alleged Anon arrested for planning gov DDoS attacks. [The Register]

  • 03-08-2012: Anonymous hunts down Voldemort for hacking hungry kids charity. [The Register]

  • 31-07-2012: Anonymous declares war after French firm trademarks its logo. [The Register] [BBC News]

  • 24-07-2012: Anonymous hits Australia. [The Register] [news.com.au]

  • 16-07-2012: Anonymous hackers target oil industry giants -- more than 1000 email credentials exposed. [TNW]

  • 13-07-2012: Anonymous launches WikiLeaks-esque site for data dumps. [Wired]

  • 11-07-2012: Anonymous cowers in the face of Rupert Murdoch. [Gizmodo]

  • 10-07-2012: Anonymous vows to wipe web clean of child abuse scum. [The Register] [Ars Technica]

  • 10-07-2012: Atari Teenage Riot goes for the lulz with Anonymous. [Wired]

  • 09-07-2012: Anonymous group says it gave Syrian emails to WikiLeaks. [Wired] [Ars Technica] [The Register]

  • 04-07-2012: Japan Anonymous aims to fight download law by picking up litter. [The Register]

  • 27-06-2012: Anonymous turns ire on Japan after anti-piracy law passes. [The Register] [BBC News]

  • 22-06-2012: How Anonymous picks targets, launches attacks, and takes powerful organisations down. [BoingBoing] [Wired]

  • 13-06-2012: An excerpt of We Are Anonymous: Gawker gets hacked. [Wired]

    • 13-06-2012: In flawed, epic Anonymous book, the abyss gazes back. [Wired]

  • 09-06-2012: Hacking group Anonymous takes on India Internet 'censorship'. [BBC News]

  • 08-06-2012: Anon, but not alone: Anonymous helps its fallen brethren. [Ars Technica]

  • 01-06-2012: This is what happens when Anonymous tries to destroy you. [Gizmodo]

  • 22-05-2012: Anonymous hacktivists dump 1.7GB load slurped from DoJ. [The Register] [Lifehacker]

  • 17-05-2012: Anonymous takes down Indian government sites in response to clampdown on TPB, Vimeo and others. [TNW] [The Register] [BBC News]

    • 21-05-2012: Anonymous takes out Indian CERT as attacks continue. [The Register]

  • 16-05-2012: Anti-anonymous hacker doxed -- perhaps a little too spectacularly. [BoingBoing] [Ars Technica]

  • 14-05-2012: Anonymous: we have access to every secret government database. [Gizmodo]

  • 12-05-2012: Insider tells why Anonymous "might well be the most powerful organisation on Earth". [National Post]

  • 10-05-2012: Anonymous takes the Kremlin offline in Putin protest. [The Register]

  • 09-05-2012: Anonymous takes down Virgin Media over Pirate Bay block. [THG] [DailyTech] [The Register]

  • 08-05-2012: Anonymous mad about being called terrorists? [HardOCP] [ZDNet]

  • 04-05-2012: Literally the day he was arrested, Sabu helped the FBI. [Ars Technica]

  • 23-04-2012: Can Anonymous fix online music? [ReadWriteWeb]

  • 20-04-2012: Anontune: the new social music platform from Anonymous. [Gizmodo]

  • 20-04-2012: Anonymous crashes F1 site over Bahrain protests. [The Register]

  • 19-04-2012: Anonymous supplants Pastebin with AnonPaste. [HardOCP] [SlashGear] [BoingBoing] [Ars Technica] [BBC News] [Gizmodo]

  • 16-04-2012: Man linked to Anonymous faces hacking charges. [HardOCP] [ABC News]

  • 12-04-2012: These breasts nailed a hacker for the FBI. [Gizmodo]

  • 10-04-2012: Anonymous blamed for attacks on technology group websites. [Bloomberg]

  • 10-04-2012: Anonymous plans DDoS attack on GCHQ in snoop law protest. [The Register]

  • 05-04-2012: Anonymous turns its fire on China. [The Register] [DailyTech] [ZDNet]

  • 02-04-2012: Anonymous' massive data leaks are being erased off the Internet. [Gizmodo]

  • 30-03-2012: Lifting the lid on Anti-Sec. [BBC News]

  • 26-03-2012: How hackers could decapitate the Internet. [BBC News] [HardOCP] [DailyTech]

    • 30-03-2012: Warned of attack on the Internet, and getting ready. [NYT]

    • 31-03-2012: Anonymous' "Operation Blackout" goes dark -- DNS just fine. [HardOCP] [PCmag]

  • 15-03-2012: Is Anonymous spinning out of control? [Gizmodo]

  • 14-03-2012: Anonymous releases their own operating system, complete with hacking tools galore. [Lifehacker] [THG] [TNW]

    • 15-03-2012: Anonymous operating system prompts security warnings. [BBC News]

    • 15-03-2012: Anonymous-OS: an OS for Anons. [BoingBoing] [Tumblr]

    • 15-03-2012: Anonymous-OS is fake, packed with trojans, says AnonOps. [THG] [TNW]

    • 17-03-2012: Anonymous-OS: the checksums don't check out. [BoingBoing] [PasteBin]

  • 13-03-2012: Jester hacker brags of mobe attack on Anonymous, baby-kisser. [The Register]

  • 09-03-2012: Anonymous leaks Symantec's Norton anti-virus source code. [ZDNet]

  • 08-03-2012: How Anonymous plans to use DNS as a weapon. [Ars Technica]

  • 08-03-2012: Anonymous takes down Vatican website. [The Register]

  • 07-03-2012: Anonymous smacks Panda in revenge attack. [The Register]

  • 06-03-2012: Hackers give Anonymous a taste of their own medicine. [ExtremeTech]

  • 05-03-2012: Thanks to Anonymous, everyone finally takes security nerds seriously. [Gizmodo]

  • 02-03-2012: Anonymous web weapon backfires with hidden banking trojan. [The Register] [Gizmodo]

  • 28-02-2012: Anonymous hackers: police arrest 25 in four countries. [BBC News] [Wired] [HardOCP] [Gizmodo]

    • 28-02-2012: Anonymous takes out Interpol website after hacker arrests. [ReadWriteWeb] [Forbes]

    • 01-03-2012: Anonymous blames arrests on snitchers. [Gizmodo]

  • 27-02-2012: Anatomy of an Anonymous attack on the Vatican. [ReadWriteWeb]

  • 25-02-2012: AntiSec arm of Anonymous targets prison systems. [HardOCP] [cNet]

  • 22-02-2012: Global DNS takedown plotters disowned by Anonymous. [The Register]

  • 21-02-2012: Anonymous video threatens Canada's domestic spying minister with embarrassing disclosures. [BoingBoing] [ottawa.ctv.ca] [YouTube]

  • 21-02-2012: NSA: Anonymous could cause power outages through cyber attacks. [Gizmodo]

    • 21-02-2012: No, idiots, Anonymous isn't going to destroy the power grid. [Gizmodo]

  • 20-02-2012: Teen members of Anonymous arrested. [HardOCP] [Yahoo News]

  • 19-02-2012: Anonymous invades the Spanish academy awards ceremony for real. [Gizmodo]

  • 17-02-2012: Anonymous promises regularly scheduled Friday attacks. [Wired]

  • 17-02-2012: Why is Anonymous clamoring for a super-lame, corporate-sponsored twitter award? [Gizmodo]

  • 17-02-2012: Anonymous Antisec hackers break into and bring down FTC website. [Ars Technica] [International Business Times] [Gizmodo] [The Register]

  • 18-02-2012: After first Anon hack, PR firm failed to update other .gov websites. [Ars Technica]

  • 13-02-2012: Anonymous take down Greece government and police websites. [TNW]

  • 10-02-2012: Anonymous says they've killed the CIA's website. [Gizmodo] [HardOCP] [Yahoo News] [CNN]

    • 11-02-2012: Anonymous explains CIA takedown. [Gizmodo]

    • 13-02-2012: Anonymous referse ferrets on cia.gov takedown. [The Register]

    • 13-02-2012: Anonymous continues to plague authority figures. [DailyTech]

  • 10-02-2012: Viewpoint: V for Vendetta and the rise of Anonymous. [BBC News] [BoingBoing]

  • 08-02-2012: What is HOIC? [Gizmodo]

  • 08-02-2012: Anonymous: powerful activist group or disillusioned youngsters? [ExtremeTech]

  • 07-02-2012: Anonymous exposes emails of Syrian presidential aides. [Ars Technica] [Gizmodo] [THG]

  • 06-02-2012: Anonymous may have completely destroyed this military law firm. [Gizmodo]

  • 06-02-2012: Anonymous releases law firm's emails about Haditha killings. [The Register]

  • 05-02-2012: Anonymous ready to dump 2.6GB of Haditha docs. [BoingBoing] [Washington Post]

  • 03-02-2012: Anonymous smashes Boston Police Department's website. [Gizmodo]

  • 03-02-2012: Anonymous shows how easy it is to intercept FBI conference calls. [ReadWriteWeb] [BoingBoing] [The Register] [Ars Technica] [Wired] [Sophos] [Gizmodo]

    • 03-02-2012: FBI probes Anonymous intercept of US-UK hacking call. [BBC News] [HardOCP] [PCWorld]

    • 07-03-2012: FBI names, arrests Anon who infiltrated its secret conference call. [Ars Technica]

  • 31-01-2012: Anonymous fights the drug cartels and the movie moguls: reaction. [ReadWriteWeb]

  • 30-01-2012: As Anonymous protests, Internet drowns in inaccurate anti-ACTA arguments. [Ars Technica]

  • 26-01-2012: Symantec: Anonymous stole source code, users should disable pcAnywhere. [Ars Technica] [HardOCP] [cNet]

  • 25-01-2012: Anonymous trolls bloggers, but who are the real trolls? [ReadWriteWeb]

  • 25-01-2012: Anonymous goes after world governments in wake of anti-SOPA protests. [Wired]

  • 24-01-2012: Polish state website taken down by hackers. [Google News]

  • 23-01-2012: Anonymous' tweet asks people 'what to hack next'. [Gizmodo]

  • 22-01-2012: Anonymous documentary "We Are Legion" peels back hacktivist group's history. [Wired]

  • 22-01-2012: Anonymous just deleted cbs.com and took down Universal. [Gizmodo] [HardOCP] [PCMag]

  • 19-01-2012: Anonymous goes on Megaupload revenge spree: DoJ, RIAA, MPAA and Universal Music all offline. [Gizmodo]

    • 19-01-2012: Piracy wars escalate as Megaupload shuttered by Feds, Anonymous retaliates. [ReadWriteWeb]

    • 19-01-2012: Megaupload is megapwned by Gov't, Anonymous hits back, downs DoJ homepage. [DailyTech]

    • 19-01-2012: Anonymous takes down DoJ, UMG websites -- attack on Whitehouse.gov underway. [Ars Technica]

    • 19-01-2012: Why the Feds smashed Megaupload. [Ars Technica]

    • 19-01-2012: Feds slam Megaupload with indictment and racketeering charges, Anonymous retaliates. [ExtremeTech]

    • 19-01-2012: LOIC: the tool Anonymous is using to essentially turn you into a botnet. [Gizmodo]

    • 19-01-2012: Anonymous takes down DoJ website in response to Megaupload case. [TNW]

    • 19-01-2012: Anonymous claims DoJ and record label site takedowns in response to Megaupload suit. [The Verge]

    • 19-01-2012: Anonymous goes nuclear -- everybody loses? [cNet]

    • 19-01-2012: The evil new tactic behind Anonymous' massive Megaupload revenge attack. [Gawker]

    • 20-01-2012: Megaupload raided, founder arrested; Anonymous launches mass DDoS against entertainment companies and US law enforcement. [BoingBoing]

    • 20-01-2012: Hackers retaliate over Megaupload website shutdown. [BBC News] [BBC News]

    • 20-01-2012: Anonymous fails, once again, to make its point. [WSJ ATD]

    • 20-01-2012: Anonymous tricks bystanders into attacking DoJ. [HardOCP] [Wired]

    • 20-01-2012: How and why Anonymous took down the FBI's website. [Mother Jones]

    • 21-01-2012: FBI claims Megaupload based in Auckland mansion. [Stuff]

    • 22-01-2012: Imperva: Anonymous used LOIC to attack DoJ, MPAA. [THG]

  • 04-01-2012: Anonymous hunts neo-Nazis with WikiLeaks-style site. [The Register] [Business Insider]

  • 03-01-2012: In the real Fourth Reich, you'll be the first to go: Anonymous goes after neo-Nazis. [ReadWriteWeb]

2012 – LulzSec News

2011 – Anonymous News

  • 28-12-2011: Anonymous hack on Stratfor produces over 50,000 credit card numbers. [DailyTech] [Data Breaches]

  • 28-12-2011: Anonymous hacks specialforces.com, posts passwords and credit card data. [PCWorld]

    • 12-01-2012: Stratfor slaps website back online after Anon mega-hack. [The Register]

    • 26-02-2012: Wikileaks lets loose "global intelligence files" from Stratfor emails. [ReadWriteWeb] [Wired] [BBC News]

    • 27-02-2012: Stratfor statment on Wikileaks. [PR Newswire] [HardOCP] [CNN]

    • 27-02-2012: Wikileaks releases "global intelligence files" -- 5m emails from private spook outfit Stratfor. [BoingBoing] [Wikileaks] [PasteBin]

    • 28-02-2012: Stratfor leak: US "had secret indictment" of Julian Assange. [The Register]

    • 07-03-2012: LulzSec frontman Sabu was FBI informant, fed Stratfor docs to Wikileaks from an FBI-owned computer. [BoingBoing]

    • 07-03-2012: Inside the hacking of Stratfor: the FBI's case against Antisec member Anarchos. [Ars Technica]

    • 08-03-2012: Stratfor email hackers were tricked into using fed's server. [The Register]

    • 12-03-2012: Anonymous made fraudulent charges worth $700k in Stratfor attack, number may grow. [VentureBeat] [DailyTech]

    • 12-03-2012: Inside the Stratfor attack. [NYT]

    • 03-05-2012: Alleged mastermind of #Antisec added to indictment for Stratfor hack. [Ars Technica]

    • 15-05-2012: LulzSec member pleads not guilty to charges he hacked Stratfor website. [Ars Technica]

    • 29-06-2012: Stratfor settles class-action over Anon megahack with freebies. [The Register]

    • 07-12-2012: Feds charge Anonymous spokesperson for sharing hacked Stratfor credit cards. [Wired]

    • 13-06-2014: Massive security flaws allowed for Stratfor hack, leaked report reveals. [The Daily Dot]

  • 30-11-2011: Anonymous launches OpRobinHood against banks. [The Register] [HardOCP] [Softpedia] [Gizmodo]

  • 26-12-2011: Anonymous plays Robin Hood with stolen credit cards. [WSJ ATD] [HardOCP] [Yahoo]

  • 22-11-2011: Anonymous hackers target pepper-spraying UCD police officer. [LA Times]

    • 25-11-2011: Anonymous: we hacked cybercop's email. [The Register]

  • 22-11-2011: Anonymous exposes cybercrime investigator's Gmail, voicemail. [Ars Technica]

  • 09-11-2011: Anonymous vigilantes expose Finnish neo-nazi's real-world identities. [DailyTech]

  • 08-11-2011: Anonymous blasts El Salvador offline. [The Register]

  • 07-11-2011: Anonymous runs amok in Israel, Finland, Portugal. [The Register]

  • 05-11-2011: Anonymous says no Facebook attack planned. [HardOCP] [PC World]

  • 04-11-2011: It pays to be the face of Anonymous. [Gawker]

  • 30-10-2011: Anonymous threatens to destroy Fox News. [HardOCP] [Digital Trends]

  • 29-10-2011: Online hackers threaten to expose cartel's secrets. [chron.com] [Wired] [Gizmodo] [Wired]

  • 01-11-2011: Anonymous cancels Operation Cartel as Los Zetas track hacktivists. [TPM] [Gizmodo] [The Register] [Ars Technica] [The Register]

  • 25-10-2011: Anonymous gets ready for November raids. [Daily Dot]

  • 24-10-2011: Anonymous doxes Bank of America CEO. [Ars Technica]

  • 22-10-2011: Anonymous hackers take down child porn websites. [HardOCP] [Security News Daily] [Gawker] [Ars Technica] [The Register]

    • 03-11-2011: Anonymous collects, publishes IPaddresses of alleged pedophiles. [Ars Technica]

  • 03-10-2011: Anonymous threatens to 'erase NYSE from the Internet'. [PCMag] [Hexus]

  • 22-09-2011: FBI arrests suspected LulzSec and Anonymous hackers. [Fox News] [Gizmodo] [Ars Technica] [The Register] [BBC News] [DailyTech]

  • 22-09-2011: Anonymous declares 24/9 "Day of Vegeance" in the US, plans a series of cyber attacks. [TechCrunch]

  • 08-09-2011: Anonymous group releases new Twitter tool. [CNET News]

  • 02-09-2011: LulzSec and Anonymous police and FBI investigations sees two more arrested. [The Guardian] [WSJ ATD]

  • 02-09-2011: Anonymous member claims credit for WikiLeaks takedown. [The Register]

  • 31-08-2011: Anonymous claim DNS attacks against Symantec, Apple, Microsoft. [HardOCP] [CNET News]

  • 25-08-2011: UK cops charge alleged Anonymous hacker. [The Register]

  • 19-08-2011: Anonymous hacker quits, calls group's members hypocrites and its efforts fruitless. [BGR] [HardOCP] [CNET News]

    • 30-08-2011: Life after Anonymous -- interview with a former hacker. [Cisco Blog]

  • 09-08-2011: Researchers: Anonymous and LulzSec need to focus their chaos. [Ars Technica]

  • 08-08-2011: Anonymous hacks Syrian Ministry of Defence website. [The Next Web] [Gizmodo]

  • 06-08-2011: DefCon panel: Anonymous is here. LulzSec is here. They're everywhere. [VentureBeat]

  • 04-08-2011: Anonymous unsheathes new, potent attack weapon. [The Register]

  • 28-07-2011: Anonymous fantasizes it was responsible for eBay stock drop. [DailyTech]

  • 25-07-2011: Anonymous hacks Italy's critical national IT protection. [The Register] [Gizmodo]

  • 22-07-2011: Hackers unafraid of LulzSec/Anonymous member arrests by the FBI. [DailyTech]

  • 22-07-2011: Anonymous hackers helping authorities. [HardOCP] [IB Times]

  • 21-07-2011: Anonymous and LulzSec issue joint statement to FBI. [TNW] [BGR] [Pastebin]

  • 21-07-2011: Hackers hit Anonymous social network. [HardOCP] [The Escapist] [Gizmodo]

  • 19-07-2011: Members of 'Anonymous' hacker group arrested. [Schneier] [WSJ ATD] [The Register] [The Register] [Wired] [Wired] [Ars Technica] [Forbes] [FBI] [ZDNet] [Gizmodo]

  • 18-07-2011: Anonymous unleashes social network AnonPlus after Google+ ban. [Wired]

  • 12-07-2011: Anonymous attacks US defence consultants. [Trusted Reviews]

    • 29-07-2011: Anonymous says hacked US government cyber supplier. [Reuters] [Gizmodo]

  • 11-07-2011: Anonymous leaks 90k military email accounts in latest AntiSec attack. [Gizmodo]

  • 11-07-2011: Anonymous claims hack on FBI partner site. [HardOCP] [MSNBC]

  • 07-07-2011: Anonymous vows revenge after 15 arrested; AntiSec hacks continue. [Ars Technica]

  • 07-07-2011: Anonymous: behind the mask, inside the hive mind. [The Register]

  • 29-06-2011: RIAA: Anonymous, LulzSec hacks prove need for PROTECT IP act. [ZeroPaid]

  • 28-06-2011: Why Anonymous isn't LulzSec. [Gizmodo]

  • 28-06-2011: Anonymous hits Universal Music and Viacom. [Gizmodo]

  • 28-06-2011: Anonymous declares war on Orlando. [BBC News] [TechCrunch]

    • 29-06-2011: Anonymous smites Orlando after charity arrest. [The Register]

  • 27-06-2011: Anonymous picks up where LulzSec leaves off with new hack. [ABC News] [Gizmodo]

  • 25-06-2011: Anonymous and LulzSec's existence scares ISP into halting web censorship. [ZeroPaid]

  • 22-06-2011: With Anonymous and LulzSec, is anyone believable? [HardOCP] [CNET]

  • 20-06-2011: LulzSec and Anonymous team up to hack governments and banks. [WSJ ATD] [AnandTech] [HardOCP] [Gizmodo] [ExtremeTech]

  • 15-06-2011: Hit the deck: LulzSec and Anonymous start trading blows. [GamesBeat]

    • 17-06-2011: LulzSec: we are NOT attacking Anonymous. [TechCrunch]

  • 13-06-2011: Anonymous targeting Federal Reserve in next attack. [HardOCP] [CNET] [The Register]

  • 13-06-2011: Anonymous attacks, shutters Spanish police website. [Wired] [HardOCP] [BBC News]

  • 13-06-2011: Anonymous operation India removed from Facebook and Twitter. [TNW]

  • 09-06-2011: Anonymous warns NATO not to challenge it. [CNET] [Neowin]

  • 03-06-2011: Anonymous leaks 10,000 'top secret' Iranian government emails. [Digital Trends]

  • 19-05-2011: Prolific "spokesman" for Anonymous leaves the hacker group. [Ars Technica]

  • 12-05-2011: Anonymous: behind the mask. [WSJ ATD] [The Guardian]

  • 09-05-2011: Anonymous civil war as AnonOps sites are hacked. [Thinq]

    • 09-05-2011: Exclusive: AnonOps splinter group speaks out. [Thinq]

    • 09-05-2011: The hackers hacked: main Anonymous IRC servers cracked. [Ars Technica]

    • 10-05-2011: Supposed Anonymous hack unmasks members. [The Register]

2011 – LulzSec News

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