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# anonymous - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Anonymous takes over website of Argentina's Bureau Of Statistics
# Argentina
# Argentina

Anonymous takes over website of Argentina's Bureau Of Statistics

Jan 19th 2013, 10:44 AM 6,051 Views 9 Comments

The hacker collective said it took over the website to protest government “lies”, after dubious new inflation figures.

# anonymous - Saturday 29 December, 2012

The Mire's review of the year's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

The Mire's review of the year's news... skewed

Dec 29th 2012, 5:00 PM 5,493 Views 2 Comments

Government response to Anonymous cheers everyone up; Heathrow goes green; Irish people want to escape to prisons; Love/Hate Christmas special: This was 2012 according to The Mire

# anonymous - Thursday 6 December, 2012

British student convicted over Anonymous PayPal hacking
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

British student convicted over Anonymous PayPal hacking

Dec 6th 2012, 9:22 PM 16,413 Views 44 Comments

Prosecutors said the assault on PayPal had cost the company €4.3 million in loss of trading as well as updates to fend off similar attacks.

# anonymous - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Oct 3rd 2012, 4:50 PM 6,650 Views 8 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Swedish government sites attacked after Pirate Bay host is raided
# Operation Pirate Bay
# Operation Pirate Bay

Swedish government sites attacked after Pirate Bay host is raided

Oct 3rd 2012, 2:37 PM 10,262 Views 30 Comments

Two government websites were attacked – one by a DDoS attack, the other defaced with profane messages.

# anonymous - Monday 1 October, 2012

Japan introduces new illegal downloading laws with prison terms
# Piracy
# Piracy

Japan introduces new illegal downloading laws with prison terms

Oct 1st 2012, 3:17 PM 6,215 Views 14 Comments

Those convicted of illegal downloading could face two years in jail, or fines of about €20,000.

# anonymous - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

'Weed? I'd legalise immediately': Anonymous Garda invites people to 'ask me anything'
# Have You Drink Taken
From The Daily Edge
# Have You Drink Taken

'Weed? I'd legalise immediately': Anonymous Garda invites people to 'ask me anything'

Sep 18th 2012, 12:13 PM 35,714 Views 64 Comments

Find out what this Garda thinks of travellers, shutting down house parties, and what sauce is best at the chipper…

# anonymous - Monday 30 July, 2012

Want to humiliate your mates on national television? Look no further...
# Punk'd
From The Daily Edge
# Punk'd

Want to humiliate your mates on national television? Look no further...

Jul 30th 2012, 4:13 PM 6,772 Views 15 Comments

… while we’re at it, let’s have a look at Mike Murphy’s Candid Camera best bits.

# anonymous - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Trolls beware: YouTube want you to comment using your real name
# YouWho?
# YouWho?

Trolls beware: YouTube want you to comment using your real name

Jul 25th 2012, 11:31 AM 5,690 Views 42 Comments

Video site YouTube has started asking users to provide their real names when commenting. Some of the reasons they allow you to give for declining prove interesting.

# anonymous - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 1st 2012, 11:00 AM 34 Views 4 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# anonymous - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Ireland linked with move to New York at Michael Ballack's expense
# Anonymous
From The42
# Anonymous

Ireland linked with move to New York at Michael Ballack's expense

Mar 20th 2012, 5:11 PM 1,227 Views 2 Comments

“Why would you go for a no-name player who no one knows,” was the response of Ballack’s agent.

# anonymous - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Vatican launches rare criminal probe into leaks
# Vatileaks
# Vatileaks

Vatican launches rare criminal probe into leaks

Mar 17th 2012, 6:30 PM 3,074 Views 21 Comments

The Vatican is investigating the leak of confidential documents that allege corruption and financial mismanagement among Holy See officials.

# anonymous - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Anonymous claims responsibility for attack on Vatican website
# Is Nothing Sacred?
# Is Nothing Sacred?

Anonymous claims responsibility for attack on Vatican website

Mar 8th 2012, 2:56 PM 2,904 Views 13 Comments

The website of the Holy See was inaccessible for hours, with Anonymous demanding a revision to the Lateran Treaty.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Mar 8th 2012, 8:40 AM 4,531 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you should know this more, including: Occupy Dame St dismantled; bodies found in Dundalk; Syrian minister joins revolution.

# anonymous - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Interpol website hacked after arrest of 25 suspected Anonymous members
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Interpol website hacked after arrest of 25 suspected Anonymous members

Feb 29th 2012, 9:39 AM 2,401 Views 15 Comments

Those arrested – aged between 17 and 25 – are suspected of planning cyber-attacks against several South American and European institutions. Interpol’s website went down following news of the arrests.

# anonymous - Monday 27 February, 2012

WikiLeaks, Anonymous collaborate to release emails from intelligence firm
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

WikiLeaks, Anonymous collaborate to release emails from intelligence firm

Feb 27th 2012, 2:45 PM 3,106 Views 7 Comments

Some five million emails from the Stratfor intelligence firms appear to have been obtained when Anonymous struck in December.

# anonymous - Friday 10 February, 2012

Anonymous says it has taken down the website of the C.I.A.
# Tango Down
# Tango Down

Anonymous says it has taken down the website of the C.I.A.

Feb 10th 2012, 8:57 PM 7,231 Views 49 Comments

The hactivists have been quick to claim credit for crashing CIA.gov.

# anonymous - Friday 3 February, 2012

Hacked FBI-Met Police call refers to intelligence sharing with Irish authorities
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Hacked FBI-Met Police call refers to intelligence sharing with Irish authorities

Feb 3rd 2012, 4:47 PM 5,336 Views 45 Comments

A conversation between police in the UK and FBI agents in the US has been hacked and posted online by the Anonymous hacking collective today.

# anonymous - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Government website passwords obtained by Anonymous hacker
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Government website passwords obtained by Anonymous hacker

Feb 1st 2012, 10:21 PM 12,977 Views 135 Comments

A ‘hacktivist’ from the Anonymous movement accesses and publishes website passwords of staff of the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# anonymous - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

‘Whole government response to threat’ following #OpIreland cyber attack
# Irish SOPA
# Irish SOPA

‘Whole government response to threat’ following #OpIreland cyber attack

Jan 25th 2012, 9:20 AM 4,051 Views 50 Comments

The Department of Justice has confirmed it was subject to a Distributed Denial of Service attack overnight.

Government websites taken offline in Anonymous #OpIreland attack
# Irish SOPA
# Irish SOPA

Government websites taken offline in Anonymous #OpIreland attack

Jan 25th 2012, 12:25 AM 14,410 Views 99 Comments

Hacktivists from the Anonymous collective attack the Department of Justice and Finance websites over plans for the so-called ‘Irish SOPA’.

# anonymous - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Wolves and Wahlberg: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Wolves and Wahlberg: The week in quotes

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:00 PM 3,306 Views 0 Comments

They said what? TheJournal.ie looks back at the week in words.

# anonymous - Monday 26 December, 2011

Anonymous hackers target US security think tank Stratfor
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Anonymous hackers target US security think tank Stratfor

Dec 26th 2011, 11:56 AM 1,908 Views 7 Comments

Thousands of personal details and credit card information were stolen from the Stratfor site, according to hackers.

The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day

Dec 26th 2011, 9:01 AM 6,625 Views 7 Comments

Nine things to know this St Stephen’s Day morning…

# anonymous - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Facebook falls victim to hardcore pornography 'spam attack'
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook falls victim to hardcore pornography 'spam attack'

Nov 16th 2011, 8:31 AM 4,614 Views 10 Comments

Thousands of users report seeing their timelines clog up with hardcore porn – the potential work of the Anonymous group.

# anonymous - Friday 30 September, 2011

What are the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York?
# Occupy Wall Street
# Occupy Wall Street

What are the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York?

Sep 30th 2011, 10:00 PM 1,519 Views 29 Comments

As demonstrations spread to Boston and San Fransciso, read TheJournal.ie’s guide to the Occupy Wall Street protests.

# anonymous - Saturday 10 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Sep 10th 2011, 8:59 AM 2,032 Views 10 Comments

Nine things you should know this morning…

# anonymous - Friday 2 September, 2011

Teenagers arrested over Fine Gael website hack released without charge
# Hacking
# Hacking

Teenagers arrested over Fine Gael website hack released without charge

Sep 2nd 2011, 1:33 PM 759 Views 4 Comments

Two teenagers were arrested yesterday in connection with the hacking of Fine Gael’s website last January.

# anonymous - Monday 15 August, 2011

Anonymous hacks San Francisco subway site over mobile network closure
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Anonymous hacks San Francisco subway site over mobile network closure

Aug 15th 2011, 5:15 PM 278 Views 0 Comments

Authorities disabled the mobile phone coverage inside the city’s underground system to try and counter a series of protests.

# anonymous - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Anonymous hacker: Plot to 'kill Facebook' is a misunderstanding
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Anonymous hacker: Plot to 'kill Facebook' is a misunderstanding

Aug 11th 2011, 9:00 AM 991 Views 7 Comments

A hacker claiming to have begun ‘Operation Facebook’ says the plan had been abandoned before a video about it was released.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Aug 11th 2011, 8:29 AM 847 Views 2 Comments

Nine things to know…

# anonymous - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Anonymous threatens to "destroy" Facebook on 5 November
# Facebook Threat
# Facebook Threat

Anonymous threatens to "destroy" Facebook on 5 November

Aug 10th 2011, 9:34 AM 2,080 Views 31 Comments

Hacking group has issued online warnings against the social network, which it calls the “medium of communication you all so dearly adore”.

# anonymous - Monday 8 August, 2011

Saudi Arabia pulls Syrian ambassador as Anonymous hacks government site
# Syria
# Syria

Saudi Arabia pulls Syrian ambassador as Anonymous hacks government site

Aug 8th 2011, 8:36 AM 929 Views 2 Comments

King Abdullah condemns Syria’s crackdown on protesters, as the website of the Ministry of Defence is taken down.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Aug 8th 2011, 8:29 AM 3,044 Views 13 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# anonymous - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Anonymous 'hacked into 70 US law enforcement websites'
# Hacked
# Hacked

Anonymous 'hacked into 70 US law enforcement websites'

Aug 6th 2011, 6:35 PM 861 Views 2 Comments

The sites targeted appear to mainly be sheriffs’ offices in US cities.

# anonymous - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Twenty-one hacker arrests worldwide
# Hackers
# Hackers

Twenty-one hacker arrests worldwide

Jul 20th 2011, 5:23 PM 326 Views 3 Comments

Three teenagers were among those arrested as part of a worldwide investigation into the actions of groups like Anonymous, AntiSec and LulzSec.

# anonymous - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jul 12th 2011, 8:23 AM 2,964 Views 3 Comments

In today’s 9 at 9: Rioting in Belfast, a crackdown for legal highs on the way, Anonymous reveals its latest attack, and good news for Ireland’s interest rate?

Anonymous hackers release 90,000 military email logins and 'French Nazi' phone numbers
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Anonymous hackers release 90,000 military email logins and 'French Nazi' phone numbers

Jul 12th 2011, 8:15 AM 741 Views 10 Comments

The ‘hacktivist’ group breaches the website of a military contractor as part of its ‘military meltdown Monday’.

# anonymous - Monday 11 July, 2011

Hacker group Anonymous warns UK police and judges to 'brace' themselves
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Hacker group Anonymous warns UK police and judges to 'brace' themselves

Jul 11th 2011, 6:03 PM 6,171 Views 16 Comments

A senior figure within Anonymous is thought to have given a warning that ‘tomorrow is the beginning’.

# anonymous - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

After poking fun at Mastercard, Wikileaks now plans to sue too
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

After poking fun at Mastercard, Wikileaks now plans to sue too

Jul 6th 2011, 1:37 PM 603 Views 4 Comments

‘Watching the world change as a result of your work……priceless’: Wikileaks releases spoof video ahead of legal challenge to Mastercard and Visa.