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Anonymous is a group of activist hackers

15 Nov, 2015

Declares war on ISIS

Makes Statement

In response to the Paris attacks, Anonymous says it is at war with ISIS.

We as a collective will bring an end to your reign of terror. We will no longer turn a blind eye to your cruel and inhumane acts of terrorism towards all other religions that are not Islam. We’ve watched you behead innocent people, kidnap and murder children, and then launch terrorist attacks in France. This will NOT BE TOLERATED ANY LONGER. We here at BinarySec live for the sole purpose of bringing down All ISIS Propaganda ONE website and/or person at a time. ISIS… Your Jihad is coming to an abrupt end . We here at BinarySec will be one of the driving forces to your end and that’s a promise. ISIS… The War Is On.

20 Jul, 2015

Cyberattack on police

Makes Statement

Police departments across Canada are hit by cyber attacks as Anonymous takes revenge on the police for shooting an activist, in a case of mistaken identity. Its goal is to uncover the name of the police officer who killed the Dawson Creek activist

If Canadian police was as brave as Canadian nurses, they could deal with people with knives without hiding behind bullets. Anonymous will not stand idly by while our own are cut down. We will most certainly avenge one of our own when they are cut down in the streets, protesting the earth-wrecking environmental policies of the Canadian government, the group said.

31 Mar, 2015

Threatens Israel

Makes Statement

Anonymous releases a video threatening Israel with an “electronic holocaust” for their alleged crimes against Palestinians.

We’ll erase you from cyberspace as we have every year, 7 April 2015, will be an electronic holocaust. As promised in previous attacks, we will continue to electronically attack until the people of Palestine are free. As shown in previous attacks, we will continue to invade and attack your devices, websites and personal data…To the government of Israel, you have not stopped your endless human right violations. You have not stopped illegal settlements. You killed thousand people as in the last war against Gaza in 2014 . You have shown that you do not respect international law.

3 Dec, 2014

Takes down Ft. Lauderdale websites

Anonymous uses denial of service attacks to take down FortLauderdale.gov and the city police website, as well as city email, for around two hours, to protest a city ordinance designed to reduce the homeless population that led to the arrest of two priests and a 90-year-old war veteran who were providing food for the homeless. Video from Anonymous demanding the ordinances be overturned:

You have 24 hours or less depending on whether this reaches you, Mayor [Jack] Seiler

Mayor:

[The homeless will be] trying to distance themselves from [the video] now because it’s certainly not anything about trying to do good works in the community and good deeds.

28 Nov, 2014

Posts KKK leader’s data online

Anonymous posts credit card data and other personal information it says belongs to the leader of the KKK, following its hack of the organization after the KKK threatened to use lethal force on Wilson protestors. Using a Twitter account that was previously associated with the KKK but was hacked, Anonymous announces that it is posting the data belonging to Frank Ancona, the Imperial Wizard of the Missouri-based Traditionalist American Knights:

We’ll just leave this here

18 Nov, 2014

Anonymous hacks KKK

Anonymous hacks into KKK websites and social media accounts.

The attack is retaliation for KKK threats to use lethal force against protesters in Ferguson, Mo. Anonymous won’t tolerate racism in any form, or the suppression of the right to protest. We are not attacking you because of what you believe in, as we fight for freedom of speech. We are attacking you because of your threats to use lethal attacks against us at the Ferguson protests.

Dec 2010

Gives Tribune credentials to Anonymous

Hacking Incident

Hacked LA Times pageKeys identifies himself on an Internet chat forum as a former Tribune Company employee and provides members of Anonymous with a login and password to the Tribune Company server. He encourages the Anonymous members to disrupt several Tribune companies and urged that the Los Angeles Times should be “demolished.” Keys:

Go f-ck some shit up.

Hackers uses the credentials provided by Keys to log in to the Tribune Company server and make changes to the web version of a Los Angeles Times news feature, changing a headline to read: “Pressure builds in House to elect CHIPPY 1337.”

Hacker: [T]hat was such a buzz having my edit on the LA Times
Keys: Nice

Keys also changes the access credentials of FOX40 employees, interfering with their ability to access company servers, and obtained email addresses for FOX40 viewers, to whom he sends disparaging emails about the company. According the the company Keys’ actions caused the mobile version of the Times to be offline for a day, and resulted in thousands of dollars in costs for the Tribune Company in responding to the breach of its systems by shutting backdoor access credentials and assessing the full extent of the damage.

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