May 27, 2014 — Hector Xavier Monsegur, or Sabu, was a well-respected hacker in the world of Anonymous. But as an informant, authorities say he helped cripple the hacktivist group. A judge let him off on time served.
Jan 26, 2013 — The hacker-activist group says it took down the U.S. Sentencing Commission website Saturday to avenge the death of Internet activist Aaron Swartz.
Nov 30, 2012 — Activists say they are aiming at the Assad regime's websites around the world, in response to the Syrian government pulling the plug on the Internet and cellphone service across Syria.
Apr 5, 2012 — Powerful and potentially damaging tools, including those that take advantage of communications networks, have become much more widely spread. They could be used to disrupt everything from factory valves to chips used to track cattle.
Feb 7, 2012 — The hackers, which claimed affiliation with Anonymous, made good on their promise to release the source code for the company's PCAnywhere program, which allows a user to access their computers remotely.
Feb 3, 2012 — A day that began with the Anonymous hackers posting a 17-minute recording of a call between officials of the FBI and Scotland Yard has been followed with some tweeted taunting and the hacking of websites for the Greek government and Boston Police.
Dec 27, 2011 — A security firm sifting through the stolen data said it found 50,000 credit card numbers, 27,000 phone numbers and 44,000 passwords.
Dec 10, 2010 — Are online denial of service attacks by WikiLeaks' supporters the modern-day equivalent of the physical, non-violent protests of civil rights and labor rights activists in years past?