Hackers affiliated with the Anonymous Australia collective have posted a video warning their counterparts in Indonesia that if they do not stop infiltrating private Aussie web sites the two factions could engage in an all-out cyber-war.
The group known as “Anonymous Indonesia” took responsibility last week for hacking more than 170 websites in Australia. Anonymous Indonesia told the website Tempo that the hack was in response to a report that the Australian government granted the US National Security Agency access to its embassy in Jakarta to spy on Indonesians.
A hacker group claiming to be the notorious Anonymous collective has put up a YouTube video promising that it will declare war on the Singapore government if it does not stand down from an internet licensing framework that critics have said restricts freedom of speech.
The video, which surfaced online two days ago, was removed from YouTube just minutes after it went viral on Facebook and Twitter today with over 4,000 shares. The video, however, has been reposted on Facebook, other channels on YouTube, and various video platforms.
Activist group Anonymous Indonesia on Monday claimed it had defaced more than 170 Australian websites to protest at reports of Canberra spying on its nearest neighbour and strategic ally.
Hundreds of Australian Websites Attacked for #OpAustralia By Indonesian Hackers," it posted on Twitter, listing the sites which appeared to be mostly small businesses that ended with the Australian domain .au.
AnonGhost is Everywhere,” the reportedly pro-Syrian hacker collective posted to Twitter on Saturday.
The hacktivists – said to be based in Spain, Canada and Brazil – have taken credit on Twitter for several attacks within the past week, including leaking 500 Canadian email addresses, accessing Israel police station data, hacking 5,000 Israeli bank accounts and acquiring thousands of Israeli credit cards.
A few days ago, a YouTube video was distributed calling on Muslim and anonymous hackers worldwide to attack Israel on Wednesday, September 11.
Holocaust Day this year cyber war lunch against Israel by Muslim hacker groups sponsored by underground organization, Anonymous. The attack included hacking into Israeli websites and crashing them, hacking into Facebook accounts of Israeli citizens, and other activity aimed at damaging Israel's Internet space.
In a press release a coalition of Dutch media together lunch a new whistleblower platform.The initiative, which was drawn up in collaboration with Foundation Publeaks, is intended to protect, to denounce abuses and support. Investigative journalism whistleblowers.
Publeaks press release September 9th
A group claiming to be an Armenian branch of hacker collective Anonymous has leaked 7 GB worth of documents relating to Azerenergy, the leading energy producer in the Eurasian country of Azerbaijan.
Financial details, offshore communications, contracts, research and photos of passports are among the documents that have been leaked, with the group adding “illegal schemes” to the mix in an announcement posted Tuesday afternoon to cyberguerilla.org – a forum designed to maintain anonymity.
Astounding cyberheists and politically motivated cyberattacks have one thing in common: They invariably begin with simple trickery.
Top-tier cybergangs and hacking collectives, such as Anonymous and the Syrian Electronic Army, are taking full advantage of search engines and social websites to compile rich profiles on individuals. This information is then used to target individuals to receive an e-mail ruse known as a spear phishing attack. The e-mail carries a viral PDF attachment or Web link.
Anonymous hacktivist group announced about successful hacking of Azerbaijani energy giant - “Azerenergy” JSC. As a result of it 80 important documents appeared in the public domain, reports Securitylab portal.
According to the hackers there is confidential information, data on illegal schemes, accounting documents, contracts, etc. among the stolen documents. The representatives of “Anonymous” posted links to archive files with a total of 7 GB.