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Saturday03 December 2022

Displaying items by tag: Hacktivism

Its seems that the efforts of Ukrainian hacktivists have decided to focus their efforts on a new and interesting target. In addition to other strategic targets, they have gone after one of the central portals for Russian alcohol distribution. The attack is currently manifested in the form of a distributed denial of service attack(s) targeting the portal to render it inaccessible. This means that distillers and distributors of alcoholic beverages are not able to get their products into consumers hands.

Published in Security Talk

In early January 2021 North Korean hackers were in the midst of a campaign targeting western security researchers. They were looking to gather tools, vulnerability information and anything else of value they could get. The US, after learning about this attack did not have a significant response to the threat. Of course, the country was going through a bit of a political turmoil at the time, but there still should have been some sort of response to help prevent further attacks.

Published in Security Talk
Anon-02

Anonymous is back in the headlines; this time it is not for doxing a large and corrupt corporation or a DDoS attack on a government website. This time it is all about the kids. In what certain members of the collective are calling OpPedoChat the activist movement it targeting websites and forums that cater to pedophiles. The group has vowed to wipe them from the internet and expose anyone that uses these sites.

Published in News

anonymousThere is an article going around the internet (again coming from CNet) that has an alleged former Anonymous member making the claim that she identified who Sabu really was back in February. What makes this claim even more interesting is that the person, Jennifer Emick, also claims that she made the information public through Backtrace Security in March, but was told to take the information down by the FBI. Backtrace further claims that they were in communication with the “Feds” but were not privy to the information that Sabu had turned on the Collective and was giving up names.

Published in Editorials