Stratfor settles class-action over Anon megahack with freebies

ShareThis Stratfor settles class-action over Anon megahack with freebies 29 Jun 2012 Stratfor has agreed to forgo $ 1.75m in income to settle a class action lawsuit arising from a high-profile hack by hacktivist group Anonymous against the global intelligence firm’s systems last December. Anonymous-affiliated hackers broke into Stratfor’s systems in the run-up to Christmas […]

Anonymous hacks Bureau of Justice, leaks 1.7GB of data

ShareThis Anonymous hacks Bureau of Justice, leaks 1.7GB of data [Awesome!] 21 May 2012 The hacktivist group Anonymous claims to have leaked 1.7GB of data belonging to the United States Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). The file, which has been uploaded as a torrent and posted on The Pirate Bay, reportedly contains internal e-mails as […]

Obama Signs Global Internet Treaty Worse Than SOPA

Months before the debate about Internet censorship raged as SOPA and PIPA dominated the concerns of web users, President Obama signed an international treaty that would allow companies in China or any other country in the world to demand ISPs remove web content in the US with no legal oversight whatsoever. The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement […]

‘Anonymous’ hacks U.S., NATO data

ShareThis ‘Anonymous’ hacks U.S., NATO data 09 Jan 2012 The hacker group “Anonymous” exposed thousands of email addresses and passwords belonging to U.S. and NATO officials that it obtained due to a security breach. The online hacktivist group claimed it had stolen intelligence analysis firm Stratfor’s confidential client list, which included the U.S. Defense Department, […]