Hacktivism

Hacktivists Now Lumped Into This Notorious Group

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2013 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Digital dissenters known as hacktivists have developed a track record for disruption and attracting attention and are now considered one of...

What CSIS Really Thinks Of Anonymous

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.05.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's spy agency says the online collective Anonymous isn't just a thorn in the side of the powerful, but the new model for digital hackti...

Why Should We Be at the Mercy of Anonymous' "Lulz"?

Daniel Alexandre Portoraro | Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada
Daniel Alexandre Portoraro

Anonymous sub-group Anti-Sec supposedly holds in its hands 12-million Apple user IDs it acquired from hacking. The hacktivist group refuses to release the IDs until -- wait for it -- Adrien Chen of Gawker poses on the front page of the site in a ballet tutu with a shoe on top of his head. It remains to be seen whether Anonymous does have anything to give the public it strives to supposedly protect, or whether this was just another one of their pranks done "for the lulz," that is to say, for the stroking of their own vanity.

After Cellphones Cut Off, Hackers Expose SF Subway Police Data

Wired.com | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada Business

No one is claiming immediate responsibility for Wednesday’s hacking of the BART Police Officers Association’s website and publicizing personal inf...

RIM Faces Threats Over BlackBerry's Role In London Riots

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.09.2011 | Canada Business

Research In Motion, the Waterloo, Ontario-based maker of the BlackBerry, has found itself caught in the crossfire of the London riots, thanks to its m...