The Twittersphere is abuzz about the news on Monday that ISIS or their affiliates are suspected of hacking and compromising the US Central Command’s official Twitter account. As of Monday afternoon in the US, the US Centcom’s Twitter and YouTube accounts were shut down. There will be considerable discussion about the impact, embarrassment and damage […] … learn more→
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CyberJihad hacked US Central Command’s Twitter. How secure is your own feed?
A tale of ‘betrayal’ – what Anonymous can teach us about online relationships
Whenever the press covers a story about hackers, a great deal of the discussion concerns the nature of online identity, the cohesiveness of hacking groups, and the individuals that identify with these groups. This is particularly the case with discussion of hackers that consider themselves part of the hacktivist group Anonymous. This is due, in […] … learn more→
Could Anonymous really shut down the internet?
In a statement posted online last month, hacker collective Anonymous announced plans to shut down the internet. Yes, you read that right. Operation Global Blackout, planned for March 31, is apparently a protest against “SOPA [Stop Online Piracy Act], Wallstreet (sic), our irresponsible leaders and the beloved bankers who are starving the world for their […] … learn more→