SA shows support for hacktivism - survey

2016-04-25 13:52

South Africans agree with a global poll that found support for hacktivist groups, according to a worldwide survey.

Anonymous declares war on Israel

2014-08-04 15:15

Global cyber hacker group Anonymous on Monday declared a cyber war against Israel.

Cyber attack threat against World Cup sponsors

2014-05-31 14:37

The hacker group Anonymous is preparing a cyber attack on corporate sponsors of the World Cup in Brazil to protest the lavish spending on the soccer games, according to a hacker.

Hackers target Israei sites

2013-04-07 15:55

Israel's media is reporting that the country's websites are under cyberattack, but most targeted sites do not appear to have been affected.

Hacking-accused Reuters worker suspended

2013-03-16 11:50

Thomson Reuters has suspended with pay a deputy social media editor for who has been indicted for aiding members of the Anonymous hacking collective, a company spokesperson says.

Anonymous hacker faces more charges

2012-12-08 16:33

A US man linked to the hacker group Anonymous faces new charges tied to an attack on an intelligence firm.

Hackers attack Israeli sites

2012-11-18 14:13

Online activist group Anonymous has said it has downed the websites of dozens of Israeli state agencies and a top bank in protest over the Jewish state's deadly air assault on Gaza.

iPad, iPhone data hacked of 12 million

2012-09-04 17:46

A hacker group has claimed to have obtained personal data from 12 million Apple iPhone and iPad users by breaching an FBI computer.

Hong Kong - Facebook 'hacker' arrested

2012-08-05 17:30

Hong Kong police have arrested a 21-year-old man after he reportedly said on social networking site Facebook that he would hack several government websites.

Not guilty plea in Anonymous hack case

2012-05-14 20:52

A US man pleads not guilty in the hacking case aimed at the worldwide group Anonymous.


Hacker groups claims to hit ISIS accounts

2015-11-17 21:30

The hacker group Anonymous has claimed to have taken out 5 500 Twitter accounts linked to the Islamic State group.

Kenya military Twitter account hacked

2014-07-21 21:13

The Kenya military Twitter account has been hacked by a group alleging to be affiliated to Anonymous.

Hacker helped block 300 cyber attacks

2014-05-27 07:37

US prosecutors say a hacker helped thwart 300 cyber attacks, and cripple the Anonymous movement.

North Korea's Twitter account hacked

2013-04-04 19:39

North Korea's Twitter account has been hacked with Anonymous allegedly grabbing North Korea data.

Reuters editor charged for hacking

2013-03-15 08:11

US federal authorities have charged a Reuters social media editor with conspiring with the hacktivist group Anonymous to break into and alter an online Los Angeles Times article.

Israel websites survive attacks

2012-11-20 08:33

A concerted effort of millions of attempts to cripple Israeli websites during the Gaza conflict has failed, Israel's finance minister has said.

US man linked to Anonymous arrested

2012-09-14 08:05

A US man linked to the worldwide hacking group Anonymous has been detained by the FBI over accusations that he threatened a federal agent.

Anonymous claims Australia spy hack

2012-08-10 10:29

Anonymous has claimed to have shut down a computer server belonging to Australia's domestic spy agency.

Olympic hack attacks a danger

2012-07-24 16:28

The Olympic stadium is a target for hackers looking to spread political messages - up to 14 million possible attacks every day.

Cyber-attack shuts UK crime website

2012-05-03 20:33

Hackers have attacked the website of Britain's Serious Organised Crime Agency, the latest in a wave of assaults against high profile targets like Nasa, the Vatican and multi-national companies.

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