Source: Pierre Leibovici, Owni.eu
According to a statement posted on a related blog, Anonymous intends to expose the “trafficking of coltan” orchestrated by those multinationals in the DRC.
Posts tagged “Activism”
Last fall, “Kardokh,” a 25-year-old dissident and computer expert in the Syrian capital of Damascus, met with British journalist and filmmaker Sean McAllister. (Kardokh is his online pseudonym, used at his request.)
Syria has been the center of much international attention lately.
Source: Emil Protalinski, ZD Net
The group has hacked and defaced hundreds of Chinese government, company, and other general websites to the point where China even acknowledged the attacks.
Source: Sunil K. Vaidya, Gulf News
Omani activists vocal during protests in Oman last year and subsequently demanding release of protesters held in prison are now faced with the problem of online hacking.
Source: Elinor Mills, CNET
In December 1998, a U.S.-based hacker group called Legions of the Underground declared cyberwar on Iraq and China and prepared to protest human rights abuses in those countries by disrupting their Internet access.
Source: Krebs on Security
Twitter bots — zombie accounts that auto-follow and send junk tweets hawking questionable wares and services — can be an annoyance to anyone who has even a modest number of followers.
Source: China Digital Times
As rumors of the mysterious Ferrari crash have been circulating in cyberspace, CDT staff conducted an independent test on Sina Weibo and uncovered a brief list of banned search terms that are directly related to the crash.
Source: Charles Arthur, The Guardian
Syrian activists are being targeted by a fake version of Google’s YouTube video site which plants malware on the PCs of people who leave comments on videos shown there, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has warned.