Hacktivist

Stalkerware

A Hacker Has Wiped a Spyware Company’s Servers—Again

"I don't want to live in a world where younger generations grow up without privacy."
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.16.18
Internet Insecurity

Hacktivist Breaks Into Minnesota Government Databases to Protest Philando Castile Verdict

“An innocent man died. And a guilty one lives freely.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.20.17
ICELAND

Iceland's Pirate Party Gains Ground in Election

The Pirate Party’s hacktivist politics have gained major ground in Iceland.
Joshua Kopstein and Leif Johnson
10.30.16
News

Anonymous Rickrolled a Canadian Gold Mining Company

Golden trolling.
Jordan Pearson
3.28.16
News

Teen Hackers: A '5-Year-Old' Could Have Hacked into CIA Director's Emails

The hackers explain how they allegedly got into John Brennan’s AOL account.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.19.15
News

There's Evidence the 'Yemen Cyber Army' Is Actually Iranian

Researchers uncover clues that indicate the new hacking group has links to Iran.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.26.15
News

Anonymous Attacks Wisconsin Cops After Shooting Death of Unarmed Teen

Under the #Antisec banner, members of the nebulous hacktivist collective have released the names, addresses and phone numbers of 38 officers and others associated with the Madison Police Department.
Janus Kopfstein
5.14.15
Motherboard Blog

A DIY Solution To the Surveilled Life: Noam Chomsky and Brian Eno in 'Article 12'

In the hubbub over ‘the end of anonymity’ comes Article 12, a documentary that proposes a solution to the soft-Orwellianism of modern life.
tony hill
8.2.11