Anonymous halts attacks against Sony's PlayStation Network

Cyber activists associated with Anonymous and the splinter SonyRecon cell have halted their digital offensive against the PlayStation network.

Anonymous plans "big surprises" for Sony

Cyber activists associated with Anonymous and (IRC) #SonyRecon may have successfully downed various Sony websites, along with the very lucrative PlayStation Network.

Anonymous splinter cell takes aim at Sony employees

Cyber activists associated with Anonymous have downed several Sony websites and knocked the Playstation Network offline.

Anonymous takes on Sony in defense of GeoHot

The cyber activist collective known as "Anonymous" has set its sights on Sony in defense of two prominent PS3 hackers: GeoHot and Graf_Chokolo.

GhostExodus hacker to serve 9 years in prison

A federal judge has ordered William McGraw - aka GhostExodus - to serve 9 years in prison for hacking and compromising 14 computers at W.B. Carrell Memorial Clinic in Dallas.

Backtrace fails to intimidate Anonymous

A team of "dissidents" claiming to be former members of Anonymous have apparently failed in their rather transparent efforts to intimidate the cyber activist group.

Analysis: Is Anonymous a real political movement or a lame gag?

The mysterious hackers of Anonymous have been more busy than usual this week. But are they a legitimate movement or a bad joke?

Backtrace threatens Anonymous operatives

A hacker startup staffed by (alleged) former members of Anonymous is threatening to publish "identifying information" on key personnel within the cyber activist organization.

U.S. military says Metal Gear sock puppets are real


The United States Central Command (CENTCOM) has confirmed it is coding advanced software designed to infiltrate social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

Anonymous details Operation Metal Gear

The cyber activist group known as Anonymous has launched a new campaign dubbed Operation Metal Gear.

Profile of an Anonymous hacker

16-year-old Kayla is a hacker who reportedly helped Anonymous bring the ridiculously overconfident HBGary to its knees.

Louis Vuitton in Anonymous crosshairs

Anonymous has kicked off a cyber campaign against French fashion house Louis Vuitton.

Anonymous posts leaked Bank of America e-mails

The cyber activist group known as Anonymous has posted a series of e-mails obtained from a former Bank of America (BofA) employee.

Anonymous wages war against Copywrong

Cyber activists associated with Anonymous have apparently resumed DDoS activity under the auspices of Operation Payback.

New technique identifies email authors

Researchers from Concordia University say they've developed a way of identifying the author of anonymous emails - and that the technique is admissible in a court of law.

Anonymous pwns Westboro Baptist Church

Cyber activists associated with Anonymous successfully hacked the official website of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church earlier this morning. The group left a map of the internal network of the church on the website, along with a note that blamed the digital infiltration on the congregation's "recent antics" to gain media attention.

God hates hackers, says Westboro pastor

Those entertainingly extremist religious nutters at the Westboro Baptist Church say they're being attacked by Anonymous - but Anonymous says it's doing nothing of the sort.

HBGary ditches RSA after Anonymous hack

HBGary - a security company hacked by Anonymous activists - has unceremoniously bowed out of the annual RSA conference in San Francisco.

Anonymous claims security firms plotted against Wikileaks

Hacking group Anonymous has released tens of thousands more private emails from security company HBGary, which it claims has been plotting with government agencies to attack Wikileaks.

Anonymous preps for legal warfare

The Internet activist group known as Anonymous is preparing to defend a number of its members as a federal grand jury moves to consider evidence collected by the FBI during recent raids.