Anonymous declares war on Syrian government websites

The hactivist group Anonymous reacted angrily to the Internet shutdown yesterday in Syria, an act attributed to the embattled regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad in the civil war there. Anonymous basically declared war on the Syrian regime, saying it intends to obliterate “all Web assets belonging to the Assad regime that are NOT hosted […]

Hackers attacked hundreds of Israeli web sites

To protest what they call the “barbaric, brutal and despicable treatment of the Palestinian people,” hackers from the collective Anonymous have been attacking a number of Israeli Web sites, including Israel’s Foreign Ministry and the municipal Web site for Tel Aviv. The group has also deleted the databases of the Israel

Hackers reveal how they accessed Assad’s email

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s private email address was sam@alshahba.com. His password was 1234. This absurd factoid about the now-floundering president came to light on Thursday, in an interview with opposition hacker Abdullah al-Shamri gave to the Arabic language newspaper Al-Hayat.

Iranian hackers attack news service of US government

The Iranian Cyber Army (ICA), a group known for attacks on Twitter as well as Baidu, replaced the landing page for Voice of America (VOA) on Monday with a message of their own. In addition, they claim to have hit more than 90 other websites in the same attack. “Mrs. Clinton Do you want to […]