Anonymous responds after suspected hacktivists arrested in Italy and Switzerland

Anonymous downplays significance of police action in Italy and Switzerland against alleged hacktivists.

Spanish police arrest Anonymous hacking suspects

Spanish police have arrested three men, suspected of being members of the notorious Anonymous online protest group.

Westboro Baptist Church and Anonymous come to internet blows

Anonymous supporters have launched a DDoS attack against Westboro Baptist Church, the group famous for picketing military funerals with anti-gay signs.

Did Anonymous ‘spokesperson’ rickroll The Alyona Show?

An Anonymous “source”, interviewed by a TV news programme, appears to be no stranger to internet memes when discussing arrests in the USA and UK.

Met Police arrest five in Anonymous DDoS attacks probe

A dawn raid by UK computer crime cops investigating WikiLeaks-related DDoS attacks results in the arrest of five people, aged 15-26.

Egypt versus the internet – Anonymous hackers launch DDoS attack

Hackers are bombarding official websites in Egypt with a DDoS attack, hot on the heels of similarly politically-motivated attacks against websites belonging to the governments of Tunisia and Zimbabwe.

Pro-WikiLeaks hackers bring down Tunisian government websites

The official government website of Tunisia, and that belonging to the Tunisian President, are brought down in a co-ordinated denial-of-service attack.

Pro-WikiLeaks hackers attack Zimbabwe government websites

Hacktivists have struck a blow against the regime in Zimbabwe – attacking a number of government websites in support of newspapers who published secret cables in the ongoing WikiLeaks saga.

Second Dutch teenager arrested for WikiLeaks-related DDoS attacks

Dutch authorities say they have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with denial-of-service attacks against police and prosecutor websites in the country.

Dutch police website attacked after arrest of suspected hacker

Just a day after Dutch police arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with Wikileaks-related denial-of-service attacks, websites belonging to the Netherlands computer crime cops and prosecutors have been struck with a similar assault.

Dutch boy arrested for WikiLeaks-related DDoS attacks on Mastercard and PayPal

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in the Netherlands by computer crime authorities in connection with the recent high profile distributed denial-of-service attacks.

Are DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks against the law?

Is it sensible to volunteer to be part of a distributed denial-of-service attack? Learn first about the legality, and the other DDoSers who may have gone before you, and ended up in jail.