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Interview with 'We are Anonymous' author Parmy Olson [PODCAST]

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In this podcast Chester interviews Parmy Olson author of "We are Anonymous" about her thoughts on LulzSec, their sentencing and the Anonymous movement. Parmy also shares some of her thoughts on Firefox OS and other developments from Mobile World Congress 2013.

Opinion: No, the LulzSec hackers weren't noble

Was the LulzSec hacking gang harmless? Perhaps noble, even?

Graham Cluley argues that it's not cool, or funny, to hack into companies, expose the private information of members of the general public, and to launch denial of service attacks.

The LulzSec hackers who boasted they were "Gods" await their sentence

The LulzSec hackers who boasted they were "Gods" await their sentence

Four members of the notorious LulzSec hacking gang, who attacked websites belonging to the likes of the CIA, the NHS and the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), are due to be sentenced by the UK authorities.

Monday review - the hot 20 stories of the week

Monday review

Catch up with all the security news from the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

Former Reuters editor Matthew Keys pleads not guilty to giving logins to Anonymous

US indicts 13 suspected Anonymous members for Operation Payback

US federal prosecutors claim that journalist Matthew Keys handed over login credentials for his former employer, Los Angeles Times' parent company, Tribune Company. Keys' defense says it was the work of an imposter.

LulzSec hackers plead guilty, admit attacks on CIA, SOCA, Sony and others

LulzSec hackers plead guilty, admit attacks on CIA, SOCA, Sony and others

Southwark Crown Court in London has heard that three members of the LulzSec hacking gang have chosen to plead guilty to charges that they launched distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against a series of organisations including the CIA and the UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency.

Monday review - the hot 21 stories of the week

Monday review - the hot stories of the week

It's weekly roundup time. Here's all the great stuff we've written in the past seven days.

Reuters journalist who allegedly conspired with Anonymous hackers is suspended

Reuters journalist who allegedly conspired with Anonymous hackers is suspended

A Reuters journalist has been indicted by a US federal grand jury for allegedly handing over the login credentials of his former employer, Los Angeles Times parent company Tribune Co., to Anonymous hackers.

US Federal Reserve confirms it was hacked during the Super Bowl

US Federal Reserve confirms it was hacked during the Super Bowl

An internal Federal Reserve site was hacked on Sunday. The personal details on 4,000 US bankers were exposed.

Hackers play Asteroids on US government websites

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To have one website fall foul of Asteroid-loving hackers may be regarded as a misfortune; but to have two looks like carelessness.

Monday review - the hot 24 stories of the week

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It's weekly roundup time.

Here's everything we've written in the past seven days.

Anonymous avenges Aaron Swartz - MIT and DoJ websites allegedly hacked

Anonymous is reported to have downed the website of the Massachussets Institute of Technology.

MIT's network is where internet activist Aaron Swartz was charged with leeching millions of academic articles back in 2011. Tragically, Swartz killed himsef last week.

Tor and the Deepnet: What price does society pay for anonymity?

Tor and the Deepnet: What price does society pay for anonymity?

Hidden on the net is online content which is not so easily accessed, known as the Deepnet (also sometimes called Darknet, the Deep Web or Hidden Web).

Julian Bhardwaj takes us on a tour, and asks should computer users be allowed to remain anonymous online?

Anonymous goes after Hunter Moore, the infamous revenge-porn website publisher

Anonymous goes after Hunter Moore, he of revenge-porn site infamy

Those claiming to be affiliated with Anonymous have declared war on the internet's most hated man, Hunter Moore, who gained infamy by publishing pornographic photos of people without their permission, in fulfillment of the wishes of their bitter exes.

Masks banned in Canadian riots, just in time for Anonymous day of action

Masks banned in Canadian riots

Violators could get up to 10 years in prison if convicted of covering their faces during unlawful assembly. The bill's sponsor stresses that he's targeting violence and vandals, rather than criminalizing pandas, PETA's bloody seals or Frosty the Snowman.

What will this mean for those affiliated with Anonymous who wear the Guy Fawkes mask to protect their identities?

Anonymous ransomware - but who is hiding behind this malware's mask?

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£100 is demanded as payment in order to gain access back to your files. You only have 24 hours to pay up.

And the people who are holding your data hostage claim to be part of Anonymous..

Anonymous names man they say drove Amanda Todd to suicide

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In September this year, a Canadian teenager called Amanda Todd posted a video on YouTube describing how she had been the victim of bullying.

And then she killed herself.

Now, Anonymous has named the man that they blame for her misery.

Monday review: the hot 22 stories of the week

Monday review: the hot 26 stories of last week

In case you missed any recent stories, here's everything we wrote in the last seven days.

Anonymous didn't steal from the FBI after all - new conspiracy theories needed!

Anonymous didn't steal from the FBI after all - new conspiracy theories needed!

A techie named David Schuetz has done something so obvious, so simple, and so tellingly useful, that I'm going to go all out and call it a stroke of genius.

He found the source of the "Anonymous FBI leak", and forced us all to find a whole new raft of conspiracy theories to go along with it...

Go Daddy largely unavailable for over 4 hours - Hacker revenge or SNAFU?

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Today Go Daddy, the worlds largest domain name registrar, was unavailable for over four hours in the middle of the North American working day. Was it a malicious hacker or simple a colossal infrastructure failure?