Blog Posts Tagged with "Occupy Wall Street"


Anonymous, Occupy, Cyber Terrorism, and Jingoistic Rhetoric

February 23, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

To really have an attack that merits all this hand wringing you would have to have considerable money, time, and effort. Never mind the access that one would need to innumerable systems, and this is not Anonymous even if they made boasts that they could or would do it...

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Don't Be Naïve about Anonymous or the Occupy Movement

February 22, 2012 Added by:Robin Jackson

If you are an information security professional, then I urge you to quit worrying about what conferences you're going to speak at and get serious about shoring up the defenses of every computer system that you are responsible for immediately...

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Stock Exchange Websites Disrupted by DDoS Attacks

February 15, 2012 Added by:Headlines

Websites operated by Nasdaq OMX, the Chicago Board Options exchange, and Bats Trading experienced disruptions due to a spate of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks conducted by a hacktivist group sympathetic to the Occupy Wall Street movement called L0NGwave99...

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Aaron Barr Terminated for Obsession with Anonymous

January 23, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"When I hired Aaron about eight months ago, it was under the perception that we were going to be able to help the NSA with some things relating to national security, not with Anonymous and social groups," John Sayres, the company's founder said...

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OWWWS - The Other Form of Occupy

December 15, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los

If we we consider the Occupy movements across the globe, demonstrating and protesting against income inequality and inequitable policies around commerce and taxation, the persistent cart vulnerability could become a seemingly benign form of occupation that could develop into a serious threat...

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Anonymous and AntiSec: Mixing Metaphors Can Lead to Trouble

December 01, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

It seems that much of the recent OP’s like Robin Hood are just dysfunctional ideas. And the videos are getting closer to the jihadi videos that AQ has been putting out over the years. The same graphics, the same music, the same metaphor and rhetoric with a tinge of threat...

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