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In Swartz protest, Anon hacks U.S. site, threatens leaks

Saying "a line was crossed" with the treatment of tech activist Aaron Swartz, the group hacks a government site related to the justice system and distributes encrypted files it says it will decrypt unless demands are met.

By January 26, 2013


Lone Anon hater claims responsibility for Pirate Bay attack

The Pirate Bay is back up, a someone who claims to be a former member of Anonymous takes responsibility for the DDoS attack.

By May 17, 2012


Anonymous touts its own social network: 'Anon+'

With the DefCon hacking conference set to begin in Las Vegas next week, hacking group/movement/"idea" Anonymous is touting its own "social network," a site with the Googly moniker Anon+.

By July 30, 2011


Akamai says it can defend against Anon attacks

Largest content delivery network says it has right servers, server design, and the know-how to help sites fend off DDoS attacks.

By December 13, 2010


Anonymous says Facebook attack was never real

Online activists say attacking a tool they use is not part of their plan and they point to lone rogue Anon.

By November 4, 2011


Reporters' Roundtable: What SOPA hath wrought

The backlash against the SOPA and PIPA anti-copyright bills continues, with major sites going dark, feds shutting down MegaUpload, and Anon retaliating. We talk about these related and developing stories with CNET reporters Declan McCullagh, Elinor Mills, and Greg Sandoval.

By January 20, 2012


Ep. 107: What SOPA hath wrought

The backlash against the SOPA and PIPA anti-copyright bills continues. Major sites took themselves offline. The U.S. government shut down MegaUpload. Anon launched a successful attack against government Web sites. All of these events are related, and the stories are still developing. That's what we're talking about today, with CNET experts Declan McCullagh, Greg Sandoval, and Elinor Mills.

By January 20, 2012


Anonymous steps up its war with Scientology

So far the Church of Scientology has yet to respond to the accusations and attacks; group calling itself Anon post videos to YouTube.

By January 25, 2008


Facebook announces 'Anonymous Login' and 'Audience Network'

The social network revives its developer conference to help app makers boost their bottom lines and give members more control over their information.

By April 30, 2014