A SELF-DESCRIBED anarchist and "hacktivist" in the US was sentenced to 10 years in prison yesterday for illegally accessing computer systems of law enforcement agencies and government contractors. Prosecutors said ...
Eric Rosol is not a big-time hacker. However, the Wisconsin man did participate in the 2011 distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that Anonymous unleashed on Koch Industries—for one whole minute. And for that one minute of his life ... FULL ARTICLE AT Gizmodo
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Thirteen people have pleaded guilty to helping briefly disable online payment service provider Paypal as part of a protest that authorities say was organized by the hacking group Anonymous. Ten of the defendants pleaded guilty Thursday to ... FULL ARTICLE AT Nashua Telegraph
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Thirteen people have pleaded guilty to helping briefly disable online payment service provider Paypal as part of a protest that authorities say was organized by the hacking group Anonymous.Ten of the defendants... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
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Anonymous (used as a mass noun) is a loosely associated hacktivist group. It originated in 2003 on the imageboard 4chan, representing the concept of many online and offline community users simultaneously existing as an anarchic, digitized global brain. It is also generally considered to be a blanket term for members of certain Internet subcultures, a way to refer to the actions of people in an... Full Article At Wikipedia.org