Tag: Anonymous

Here’s Why You Should Always Read the Privacy Policy Before Choosing a VPN

People choose to use VPNs for a wide range of reasons, from expats who want to access their home country content – newspapers, media streaming sites, online radio – while living in another country, to people who live under authoritarian regimes and want to use restricted social networks, or access blocked news websites. Regardless of […]

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Netflix in 2016: Original Shows & More Locations

Netflix has announced that it is slated to release 31 original shows in 2016 – that’s double the number of original programming it released for 2015. The popular streaming platform promises to release more shows like comedies and drama anthologies in 2016. Netflix will also be adding 10 more feature films, 10 stand-up specials, 12 […]

HideMyAss Launches Christmas Discounts, Save 48%

Get an early Christmas gift from everybody’s favorite Virtual Private Network (VPN) provider, HideMyAss. Starting today, HideMyAss is offering up to 48% discount on all orders made until January 8, 2015. You don’t need for any promotion code to avail the discount. Simply visit the HideMyAss website to take advantage of this amazing offer. HideMyAss […]

Cyber Monday VPN Deals – The Ultimate List

Here is a comprehensive list of Cyber Monday VPN deals. Did you miss the plethora of VPN deals on Black Friday? Don’t worry – several VPN providers are extending their discounts on Cyber Monday! This is a great opportunity to start or extend your existing VPN subscription for a fraction of retail price. Online hackers […]

IPVanish Network Reaches 25K IP Addresses

IPVanish has announced that its VPN network has now grown to over 25,000 anonymous IP addresses globally, doubling its previous count of 14,000 IPs. The VPN provider’s network now stands at 165 servers in 60 countries. “IPVanish consistently tests as the fastest and most reliable service globally while maintaining industry-best security and privacy protection standards,” […]

Anonymous Vows to Oust High Profile Members of Child Abuse Ring

This week, Anonymous revealed their plans to stage an international day of protest against child abusers, and those who support child abuse on underground pornography rings through networks such as Tor and I2P. Codenamed “Operation Death Eaters”, the offensive will seek to oust many high ranking officials in several large governments who have been caught […]

Russia is Attempting to Block VPNs and Tor

Russia is reportedly working on means to block or circumvent access to virtual private networks (VPN) and the Tor network. Russian MP Leonid Levin, who is deputy chair of the Russian State Duma Committee on Information Policy and Communication, first tabled the ideas earlier in February at the Inform 24 conference in Moscow, according to […]

Anonymous Hacks Social Accounts of ISIS

This week, select members from the hacking team Anonymous announced they had successfully infiltrated and taken down various social media accounts and email addresses belonging to the international terrorist organization ISIS. In a statement released by the group, the vigilante cyber warriors said: “ISIS, we will hunt you, take down your sites, accounts, emails and […]

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Charlie Hebdo Attacks Raises Internet Surveillance Concerns

Following last week’s terrorists in Paris and yesterday’s solidarity march, several EU ministers have proposed new Internet censorship and surveillance tactics. The statement issued on Sunday said the world’s leaders must fight radicalism “notably on the Internet”. The statement goes on to say: “and on the strengthening of resources to thwart the action of the […]

Anonymous Vows to Strike Back Against Charlie Hebdo Terrorists

This week, representatives for the hacktivist organization Anonymous took to the group’s YouTube channel to release a new video, that vows to take action against the terrorist organizations responsible for the attacks at Charlie Hebdo earlier this week. Flying under the hashflag of #OPCharlieHedbo, a figurehead for the group, dawned in their trademark Guy Fawkes […]

Lizard Squad Speaks Up About DDoS

This Christmas, millions of kids and adults around the globe booted up their brand new consoles, only to be greeted with a message from Microsoft and Sony claiming that their online gaming networks were “down for maintenance”. In the days that followed, a well-known hacking group and offshoot of Anonymous calling themselves Lizard Squad publicly […]

PSN and Xbox Live Taken Down by Lizard Squad DDoS

Last night at approximately 14:00 CEST, both Sony’s Playstation Network and Xbox Live were taken down by a group of hackers who go only by the moniker “Lizard Squad”. Reports from Sony’s status page say the service is still online, however no users have been able to successfully login for the past two days straight. […]

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BolehVPN to Charge 6% GST Tax, Japan Server Down

Malaysia-based VPN service provider, BolehVPN has announced that starting April 1, 2015, it will be charging Malaysian customers a value added tax of six percent GST or Good and Services Tax. This is in accordance with the budget alignment approved by the government that was announced by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak himself during the […]

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Syrian Electronic Army Hacks the International Business Times

On Wednesday, the SEA (Syrian Electronic Army) penetrated the website of business news site International Business Times, breaching the publication’s CMS (content management system) and threatened to wipe out the entire site if it continues to publish ‘false news’ about Syria. The anonymous hacking group also deleted an article pertaining to Syrian violence. On the […]