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Hacker group: We'll wipe ISIS off the Internet

Twitter accounts affiliated with the Internet vigilantes known as Anonymous vow to besiege the Islamic militants with "massive cyber attacks."

By November 16, 2015


Most phone theft victims ready to resort to vigilantism, study shows

With smartphone theft on the rise, a new study finds most people are willing to take matters into their own hands.

By May 7, 2014


Trailer for 'Electra Woman and Dyna Girl' reboot debuts

YouTube stars Grace Helbig and Hannah Hart fight crime with a sense of humor in this webseries reboot of the '70s superhero series of the same name.

By July 26, 2015


Metrocide, an unapologetically hard cyberpunk stealth shooter on show at PAX Aus 2014

We take a top-down look at the dystopian future as we speak with Leigh Harris from Flat Earth Games about their unashamedly difficult game.

By November 6, 2014


Scientist ejected from classical concert for 'attempting to crowdsurf'

David Glowacki, an expert in non-equilibrium molecular reaction dynamics and visiting professor at Stanford, is removed by fellow audience members. He is said to have been experimenting with the rules of behavior.

By June 22, 2014


Gawker, Reddit's Violentacrez and the internet vigilantes

When it comes to the internet, getting justice can be tricky — but taking matters into your own hands to mete out punishment should never be the answer.

By October 16, 2012


The 404 1,379: Where we lead you to the river (podcast)

A guide to thieving in the 21st century, a retrospective of Gaultier's designs in "The Fifth Element," online vigilantes ensnare 1,000 Webcam sex tourists, and the Knock Knock app for iOS.

By November 6, 2013


Annoyed theatergoer ejected after grabbing cell phone and tossing it

Kevin Williamson is so angry that a woman won't stop using her cell phone during a New York musical that he grabs it from her and throws it far away. Yes, he is removed from the theater.

By May 16, 2013


Classic cool: Superhero style goes noir

An artist strips all of the fancy colors from superheroes, and the results impress.

By February 13, 2013


Microsoft: The spam vigilante

The FCC may decide that microcell mobile boosters are not legal, Samsung launches 3D video on demand in Korea, and Microsoft helps the feds bring down one of the largest e-mail span rackets.

By March 18, 2011