White supremacists are taking a beating online from hacker groups.
On Saturday, hackers from the groups Anonymous and Binarysec shut down the website of the White Knights of the KKK using a distributed denial-of-service attack, according to Mic. The shutdown came on the same day “pro-white” demonstrators staged a rally in Stone Mountain, Georgia, a historic meeting place for the Klan.
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LET’S START WITH the fundamental paradox: Our personal technology in the 21st century—our laptops and smartphones, our browsers and apps—does everything it can to keep us out of crowds.
Continue reading How Social Media Can Fuel Self-Organized, Networked Revolts
Last week, a group identifying itself as the online hacktivist collective “Anonymous” vowed to release contact information identifying 1,000 members of the Ku Klux Klan, timed a year after the group first began targeting the KKK in the wake of the Ferguson, Missouri, protests.
Continue reading Anonymous Begins Revealing Information About Alleged Ku Klux Klan Members
Though maligned by some as simply the world’s largest V for Vendettafan club, the headlines-snatching hacktivist collective known (or, perhaps, unknown) as Anonymous likely enjoys the influential benefits of a much larger presence than you might assume.
Continue reading New Research Suggests Anonymous Is Much More Powerful Than You Think