Category: Hacktivism

Anonymous Turns Operation Payback Toward “The Jester”

Anonymous Turns Operation Payback Toward “The Jester”

The Jester, a hacktivist who is normally known for short term denial of service attacks against Jihadist web forums and who recently claimed responsibility for an outage at Wikileaks in the middle of Cablegate (Wikileaks publication of U.S. diplomatic cables) has himself become the target of the large scale hacktivist protest called Operation Payback.

An Insult to Romanians Published on the Twitter Account of the French Foreign Ministry

An Insult to Romanians Published on the Twitter Account of the French Foreign Ministry

The Twitter account of the French Foreign Ministry was compromised, and an anti-Romanian message posted, in the midst of the deportation of some 100 Roma from the country.