Category Archives: Anonymous

House Republicans want DOJ briefing on conservative group hacks

House Republicans on Wednesday asked U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to brief a congressional committee by Oct. 5 on what they say are “politically-motivated cyberattacks intended to silence supporters of conservative causes.” The Republicans pointed to a string of hacks dating back to September 2021, when hackers claiming to be carrying out an Anonymous operation […]

Anonymous hacker, who bragged about exploits on TikTok, says he was raided by Canadian police

Over the past year, Aubrey Cottle developed a sizable TikTok following for his flashy hacking videos and clips promoting operations by the hacktivist collective Anonymous against the Ukraine war. Cottle, a Canadian who goes by the online handle “Kirtaner,” helped popularize Anonymous more than a decade ago when the loosely affiliated group gained notoriety for […]

Hackers leak huge cache of data from evangelical organization that supported Dobbs decision

Pro-choice hacktivists leaked more than 74 gigabytes of data connected to evangelical organizations, the latest example of how abortion rights supporters are attempting to use the internet to rally support against groups that supported the Dobbs v. Jackson ruling reversing Row v. Wade. A message posted alongside the data specifically called out a conservative religious […]

Belarusian hackers launch another attack, adding to chaotic hacktivist activity around Ukraine

A group of Belarusian hackers and IT specialists claimed Sunday that they’d attacked the Belarusian Railways in an attempt to “slow down the transfer of occupying forces and give the Ukrainians more time to repel the attack,” according to a Google translation of the message posted to the group’s Telegram channel. The hackers — who […]

Stolen Twitch source code, creator payment data revealed in apparent data leak

Source code underpinning the live streaming service Twitch has reportedly leaked, exposing information about some company plans and payment data from popular accounts on the service. Twitch, a subsidiary of Amazon, is a popular service that broadcasts esports, live music and other events to audiences that have numbered millions at a time. An anonymous user […]

Anonymous says it’s leaking hacked data from Epik, a right-wing hosting service

Members of the umbrella hacking movement Anonymous say they leaked information about a range of fringe websites after breaching Epik, a web hosting provider and domain registrar service, marking the latest update in a generation of internet activism from the group. Anonymous claimed in a series of posts they have released 180 GB of information, […]

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