January 20th, 2012

Security Researcher Warns of Hyperlink based DDoS attack

A security consultant with Sophos systems is warning that users may be inadvertently participating in the DDoS assault against various .gov websites by clicking on a link being circulated by the hacker collective. In a blog post on Sophos’ “Naked Security” blog, Sophos’ Graham Cluley says that members of Anonymous distributed links via social media [...]

January 19th, 2012

MegaUpload Shutdown on Copyright Infringement Grounds, Anonymous Responds

Less than twenty four hours after a number of websites turned off their lights to protest the American Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), the FBI has shutdown digital storage locker MegaUpload and arrested its owner Kim “Kim DotCom” Schmitz on charges of piracy and conspiracy. Mr. Schmitz and three others were arrested earlier today in [...]