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'Topiary' tells all: Prison, activism, and LulzSec's beginnings

The young hacker, who's real name is Jake Davis, opens up about his time in the cyberattack collective.

By Sep. 9, 2013

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Even with EFF's Congressphone, activism is a hard sell

Amid an atmosphere of increasing government mistrust, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's classic phone booth to get Defcon hackers to direct dial Congress shows it's not easy to get computer geeks to pick up the phone.

By Aug. 3, 2013

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DDoS as dance: Anonymous hits the ballet

A new multimedia ballet, "HackPolitik," fuses jarring, angular movements with electroacoustic music and video projection to interpret the activities of hacker collective Anonymous.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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Hacker sentenced to three years for breaching police sites

A man said to be affiliated with the hacking collective Anonymous gets prison time for breaking into police and municipal Web sites in Utah, New York, Missouri, and California.

By Sep. 12, 2013

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Anonymous' 'Million Mask March' goes global

With 450 cities on the roster, the hacking collective takes its online protests to the streets.

By Nov. 5, 2013

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British spy unit reportedly hit Anonymous with DDoS attacks

A UK communications intelligence agency unit used a popular cyberattack method against hacktivist groups, according to documents Edward Snowden supplied to NBC News.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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Anonymous hackers plead guilty to 2010 PayPal cyberattack

The hacktivist group claimed responsibility for the attack, which was in retaliation for PayPal's refusal to process payments for WikiLeaks.

By Dec. 8, 2013

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Anonymous starts activism via corporate securities research

Anonymous online activist collective adds research arm to expose corporate fraud and scandals.

By Sep. 29, 2011

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U.S. indicts 13 alleged members of Anonymous in DDoS attacks

Attacks were allegedly part of an anti-copyright campaign called "Operation Payback," which was in retaliation for the 2010 shutdown of The Pirate Bay.

By Oct. 3, 2013

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Chat logs show Bradley Manning's early activism

Chat logs show what may have motivated Army enlistee Bradley Manning, an AJAX, PHP, and MySQL programmer, to allegedly turn over megabytes of sensitive documents to WikiLeaks.

By Jul. 6, 2011