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    Teenager Recruits 4chan Member to Launch DDoS Attacks on Australian Government

    A teenager has admitted launching DDoS attacks against the Australian government after becoming angered with Communications Minister Stephen Conroy‘s plans to filter all Internet access in Australia, according to TGDaily. Infuriated with the minister’s decision, Stephen Slayo, 19, recruited a hacker known as Pulsar through 4chan to help him attack government websites. These included those […] More

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    FBI Investigates 'Anonymous' DDoS Attacks

    The FBI is investigating the “Operation: Payback” DDoS attacks that began in mid-September and took down multiple websites belonging to anti-piracy and entertainment groups,  and the U.S. Copyright Office, CNET reports. Over the past two months, Anonymous has launched cyber attacks against websites belonging to the Motion Picture Association of America, The Recording Industry Association, […] More

  • Anonymous Continues Cyber Attacks Until it Stops 'Being Angry' - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Anonymous Continues Cyber Attacks Until it Stops 'Being Angry'

    Hacker group Anonymous won’t stop cyber attacking anti-piracy advocates and other nemeses until it has stopped “being angry.” In an interview yesterday with PandaLabs, an organizer of Anonymous said the collective’s mission was to fight back against the anti-piracy forces. Explaining how the group had been provoked by the U.K. Digital Economy Bill and “‘three-strikes […] More

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    4chan Members Hack Official Tea Party Website

    The official website run by the right-wing movement Tea Party was compromised by members of 4chan on Tuesday, The Register reports. Vulnerabilities on the teaparty.org website allowed the hackers to reroute visitors landing on the site’s photo section to pornographic sites. According to The Register, it is unknown what website security shortcomings were exploited and […] More

  • 4chan Launches Cyber Attacks in Protest of Anti-Piracy Efforts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    4chan Launches Cyber Attacks in Protest of Anti-Piracy Efforts

    Members of 4chan this past weekend launched DDoS attacks against the Motion Picture Association of America and the Recording Industry Association of America in retaliation for hiring a software firm to act as cyber hitmen to take down websites hosting illegal movies, Panda Security reports. Aiplex Software was recently chosen by MPAA to pursue sites […] More

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