Tag: anonymous

  • Anonymous hacks ISIS website; infecting users with malware

    Amaq, the official news agency of ISIS or Daesh terrorist group is informing its users about a potential compromise in the security of its website. According to them, the site has been hacked by Anonymous hackers and is now infecting thousands of users. When visiting the site, the following message keeps appearing: “The site ahead […]

  • Anonymous Brazil Hacks Football Club for Hiring Goalkeeper Convicted of Murder

    The online hacktivist Anonymous along with its counterparts in Brazil hacked and defaced the official website of Boa Esporte, a second division football club in the state of Minas Gerais. The website was defaced not once but twice where hackers left a deface page along with a message explaining why they have been targeted the site. […]

  • Celebrity Websites Hacked with Messages Against ISIS and Turkey

    A Kurdish hacker going by the online handle of “Rekan Error” hacked and defaced the official website of Fifth Harmony, an American girl group formed on the second season of The X Factor US in July 2012. The website (fifthharmony.com) was hacked Saturday morning when Fifth Harmony was attending Kids’ Choice Awards in Los Angeles, California. In their […]

  • #OpBlueWhale: “Anonymous” Urges Teens to Quit Playing Suicide Game

    A group of hacktivists connected to the online hacktivist group Anonymous is urging teens to quit taking part in a sinister game called Blue Whale. Since last year, this game has gained popularity in Russia and as a result, 130 teens have reportedly committed suicide.. (Editors note: HackRead has so far been unable to independently […]

  • Dark Web Suffers After Anonymous Hacked Firm Hosting Child Porn Sites

    We previously informed you about the hacking of over 10,000 websites on the Dark Web by the notorious hacker group Anonymous. The group took down the servers of Freedom Hosting II (web hosting services that handled 11,000 or nearly 20% of all Dark Web websites) to teach child pornography distributors and addicts on the Dark […]

  • Donald Trump Website Hacked by Iraqi Hacker

    An Iraqi hacker going by the online handle of Pro_Mast3r ~ hacked and defaced a server associated with presidential campaign fundraising for Donald Trump. The targeted server secure2.donaldjtrump.com was defaced Sunday evening when Ars Technica noted that the home page for the server was displaying a deface page along with a message left by a defacer from […]

  • Anonymous shut down thousands of Dark Web sites for hosting child porn

    Anonymous, as you may know, is a notorious group of hacktivists having footprints across the web including the Dark Web, where all sorts of illegal activities like child pornography and drugs dealing are carried out secretively. It is a widely-known fact that Anonymous is a dedicated group that always targets and attacks service providers, organizations and […]

  • Conflicting Reports Suggest Phineas Fisher (HackBack) Arrested in Spain

    Spanish police have arrested three suspects for their alleged involvement in data breach against Catalan police Mossos D’Esquadra server in 2016. Germany-based malware developer/vendors FinFisher in 2014 and Italy-based Hacking Team back in 2015. Some reports suggest that among the arrested are the hacker “Phineas Fisher” aka “Hack Back!” and “@GammaGroupPR,” the online Robin Hood of […]

  • Anonymous hacks Thai Gov’t job portal; leaks a trove of data

    The online hacktivist group Anonymous has conducted yet another cyber attack on Thailand‘s government over the recently passed cyber-scrutiny law. This time the group has targeted the Thai government job portal by leaking personal and sensitive details of officials and job seekers. The data which has been leaked on the dark web has been divided […]

  • Hacker Claims Breach of FBI’s Webserver; Plone CMS Calls It a Hoax

    A hacker going by the online handle of “CyberZeist” has claimed to have hacked the content management system (CMS) of the official website of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the mainstream investigation agency of the United States. The hacker claims he compromised the Plone CMS system used by the bureau to obtain login credentials of […]

  • Anonymous Hacks, Defaces Bilderberg Group Website Against World Crisis

    The online hacktivist group Anonymous along with their counterparts from HackBack movement have hacked and defaced the official website of The Bilderberg Group also known as Bilderberg Club, Bilderberg meetings and Bilderberg conference, an annual private conference of 120 to 150 people of the North American and European political elite, media personalities, industrial and finance giants […]

  • Anonymous Hacks Thai LA Consulate to Protest Arrests and Cyber Law

    The online hacktivist group Anonymous was furious over the Thailand government passing the Internet surveillance and scrutiny law and to register their protest the group leaked highly sensitive data from the ministry of foreign affairs and Thai Royal Navy but with the arrest of nine hacktivists and one among them being charged the anger has […]

  • Thai Police Arrest 9 Suspects Behind Cyber Attacks on Gov’t Sites

    Last week HackRead reported on the Thailand government passing a cyber-scrutiny law that was being criticized by hacktivists ever since it was being drafted back in 2015. To protest aginst the law Anonymous and its Thai counterparts have been conducting a series of cyber attacks including DDoS attacks and data leaks on prominent government and defense […]

  • Data Breach: Anonymous hacks Thai Navy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The online hacktivist Anonymous and their Thai counterparts have hacked into the servers of country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) and Royal Thai Navy – subsequently publicly leaking a trove of personal and official data. The cyber attack was conducted under the operation “OpSingleGateway” against the recently passed cyber-scrutiny law in the […]

  • Anonymous Shut Down Thai Sites Against Internet Censorship, Surveillance Law

    The government of Thailand has been under the hammer of internet activist groups since the parliament approved an amendment to the 2007 Computer Protection Law. There is strong resentment among activists because the Single Internet Gateway project will be implemented by the amended law, which was passed on Friday. The Single Internet Gateway project of […]

  • Meet “Legion Hacking Group” Hacking Bigwigs of India

    Legion Hacking Group needs no introduction because this is the same group of hackers that hijacked the Twitter accounts of various high profile Indian officials. These include the Twitter handles of Indian Congress Party and its Vice President Rahul Gandhi, renowned Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya and two popular journalists namely Burkha Dutt and Ravish […]

  • Israeli News Channels’ Telecast Hacked; replaced with Muslims’ call to prayer

    Two main news channels in Israel were hacked and the attackers broadcasted a 30-second clip showing images of Muslim holy sites and Quranic scriptures. The timing of this hacking is quite sensitive as the news channels were hacked when the parliament was about to start voting for passing a bill aimed at banning Muslims’ call […]

  • Hackers Deface Kuwaiti Parliament website on Election Day

    A group of hackers going by the handle of “Group_Dmar” hacked and defaced the official website of Kuwaiti Parliament on Saturday when the country was gearing up for its parliamentary election. Hackers left a deface page along with a brief message in Arabic accusing Mr. Abdul Hamid Dashti, a member of parliament of being an Iranian agent […]

  • Anonymous Hacks Milwaukee’s Charitable Bradley Foundation Network

    Anonymous is claiming to have hacked the Charitable Bradley Foundation Network and leak confidential details about American presidential candidate Hillary Clinton — Experts believe it’s a phony hack. The Milwaukee-based charitable foundation has been hacked by the notorious hacker collective Anonymous. The credit for this hack has been taken by famous “Anonymous Global” group by […]