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Sweden Hacked by Anonymous. Revenge for Pirate Bay?

The email accounts of Swedish government members have been compromised by hacking group Anonymous, allegedly to avenge the recent Pirate Bay take down by Swedish officials, according to The Hacker News. Anonymous confirmed the hack on its official Twitter account. The tweet, linking to a Pastebin dump containing the leaked data, reads: "BREAKING: Emails from Swedish government were hacked in retaliation for...

Tor Admins Call for Calm after Research Attack Reveals 81 Percent of Users

The Tor project has called for calm despite research that shows 81 percent of users could be identified using Cisco's NetFlow technology, according to The Register. The study revealed that powerful attackers such as nation-state hackers could reveal Tor users' identity with a false-positive rate of 6.4 percent, while an autonomous system could reveal about 39 percent of users. The paper On the Effectiveness...

‘Anonymous’ Users of Whisper Sharing App Tracked by IP Geolocation and GPS

Users of Whisper sharing app that are supposed to be anonymous have had their posts located by IP Geolocation or GPS, according to The Guardian. Whisper branded itself as the "safest place on the internet", while users disclose sensitive details of their professional or work experiences "anonymously." From The Guardian's report it appears that Whisper,  beside gathering data from its users, has also shared...

Anonymous Group Officially Declares (Cyber) War on ISIS; #OpIceISIS Launched

The Anonymous hackers collective has officially started campaign #OpIceISIS, waging (cyber) war on the terrorist group, according to the Hackers News Bulletin. The group aims to attack ISIS' financial sources, amid the beheadings of civilians and well-known journalists.  “We plan to attack several countries that were knowingly supporting ISIS FINANCIALLY including Turkey and Saudi Arabia," one Anonymous mem...

Anonymous Launches Operation Pakistan (#OpPakistan) Amid Pakistani Anti-Government Clashes

The Anonymous hacker group is targeting Pakistani government web sites as they launch the #OpPakistan campaign amid anti-government clashes with Pakistani law enforcement, according to their web site. Nearly three weeks have passed since opposition leader Imran Khan and cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri have led the protests against Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif. They demanded the resignation of the Pakistani PM due to vot...

Anonymous Targets Ferguson, Missouri in #OpFerguson; DDoS Attack on Local PD Web Site

The Anonymous hacktivist group has targeted the Ferguson, Missouri administration and police department web site in an operation dubbed #OpFerguson, according to an announcement on Pastebin. The #OpFerguson campaign started shortly after a police officer shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. At the same time, protests calling attention to racial discrimination grew and a curfew was enforced...

Anonymous Leaks Data from Israeli Jobs Web Site during #OpSaveGaza

The Anonymous hacker group has breached the Israeli jobs web site zerem.co.il and leaked users' details, according to their Twitter announcement. The group alleges it took data of 70,000 users from the jobs portal. So far, the given samples contain users' photos, names, phone numbers and emails.    Photo Credit: @PalAnonymous "Islamic Cyber Resistance Group has Hacked Israeli Job Finder site at www.zerem.co...

Gaza Tension Fuels Cyber-Warfare on Israel in #OpSaveGaza; Web Sites Breached, Defaced

Growing tension over the Gaza strip has moved into cyber-space as hackers increasingly target Israel for the country’s recent bombings and air strikes. As Israel’s military seems to strike on ground, an apparent army of hackers is retaliating against Israeli web sites and sensitive data. Many Israel-based web sites have been defaced in the past week, regardless of their actual purpose, and messages related...

Hackers Breach NASA Database, Leak Account Credentials, Emails and Passwords

The GrenXPaRTa hackers group breached the systems of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and leaked user accounts and email addresses with SHA-1 encrypted passwords, according to screen captures hackers posted on Twitter. On Friday the hackers posted two screen captures to prove they accessed systems of NASA's Ames research center.                                   Photo Credit: https://twi...

Anonymous Targets 500 Israeli Web Sites over Gaza Conflict

The Anonymous hacker group announced today that it attacked some 500 Israeli web sites during a coordinated offensive over the Gaza conflict, according to IBTimes. The cyber-attacks, most of them distributed denial of service, coincide with Holocaust Remembrance Day. Government and administration web sites were targeted most. “On April 7, 2014, we call upon our brothers and sisters to hack, deface, hijack,...

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