Reuters man accused of conspiring with Anyonymous

The deputy social media editor at, is to be arrested for conspiring with members of the Anonymous hacking collective. According to his employers, a federal grand jury has indicted Matthew Keys for working with the hackers to break into the computers of his former employer the Tribune. Apparently it all happened before he joined Thomson Reuters.

Burger King hacked, not sold to McDonald's

No, Burger King hasn't been sold to McDonald's, although Burger King's Twitter profile was hijacked earlier by hackers who spoofed a McDonald's logo and photo.

Federal Reserve admits its website was hacked

The Federal Reserve has confirmed that it's been hacked, following a claim from Anonymous that it's harvested the details of 4,000 US bank executives.

Anonymous promises more Israeli data leaks

Following its assault on Gaza, Israel has become the target of millions of DDoS attempts, with claims that several hundred websites have been brought down.

Wikileaks paywall draws Anonymous's wrath

Hacking collective Anonymous has hit out at Wikileaks for - rather astonishingly - imposing a paywall on most of its content.

Anonymous spokesman arrested during online chat

Self-styled Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown has been arrested at his apartment and taken into FBI custody.

FBI denies hacking claims

The FBI has denied claims by hacking group AntiSec that it snaffled millions of device IDs from an agent's laptop.

Anonymous targets UK government in 'Operation Free Assange'

The Anonymous hacking collective says it's brought down several UK government websites in protest at the country's treatment of Julian Assange.

WikiLeaks returns after sustained DDoS attack

The whistle-blowing WikiLeaks website is back online after coming under heavy and sustained DDoS attack for over a week.

Orwellian Trapwire may be tracking you

Trapwire - designed by former CIA agents - can best be described as an advanced CCTV surveillance system.

Anonymous vows action after logo trademarked

Hacktivists linked to Anonymous have issued a call to action under the auspices of "Operation AnonTrademark" after a French company trademarked a logo commonly associated with the collective.

Anonymous targets Big Oil

Cyber operatives linked to Anonymous have targeted a number of oil companies including Shell, Exxon Mobil, BP, Gazprom and Rosneft. 

Anonymous touts Par:AnoIA for whistleblowers

Cyber operatives with links to the Anonymous collective have moved to establish their own whistle-blowing website dedicated to political transparency.

WikiLeaks publishes hacked Syrian data

WikiLeaks has begun publishing millions of documents linked to the Assad regime in Syria - which is currently engaged in an conflict against civilian protestors and armed combatants.

Anonymous infiltrates Department of Justice server

Hackers linked to the Anonymous collective have breached the digital perimeter protecting the Department of Justice (DoJ) network. 

Anon hacktivists target Chicago Police Department

A hacktivist group loosely associated with Anonymous targeted the Chicago Police Department over the weekend as mass protests against NATO spilled over into the digital realm.

Sustained DDoS attack targets WikiLeaks and Pirate Bay

WikiLeaks is slowly recovering from a sustained denial-of-service attack (DDoS) that lasted approximately 72 hours.

Anonymous claims access to classified US databases

Christopher Doyon, aka Commander X, faces 15 years in prison for assaulting the county website of Santa Cruz, California to protest the forcible removal of a homeless encampment on the courthouse steps. 

Anonymous takes on Putin's Russian Kremlin

Cyber activists associated with the Anonymous collective temporarily downed President Vladimir Putin's web site on Wednesday.

Anonymous calls for May Day protests over CISPA

Cyber activists linked to Anonymous have called for escalating protests over the controversial CISPA cyber-security bill recently passed by the US Congress.