North Korean social network accounts hacked by Anonymous

Anonymous have never shied away from standing up for a cause they believe in. In keeping with their ethos of liberation and information freedom the group has hacked and vandalised North Korean social networking accounts following the county’s renewed nuclear threats. Last month, after years of blatant disregard for anti-nuclear pleas and UN regulations, North Korea intensified …

‘Hacktivism’ – Is there such a thing as good hackers?

Like members of other ‘special societies’, internet hackers are applauded for their ‘different-ness’, fearlessness and willing to confront mainstream society and the powers that be, no matter what the potential cost to their own personal freedom.  There’s almost a heroic element to hacking, an allure of mystery, not forgetting the romanticism behind all that knowledge and power …