Users of the Aryan-Front.com “white community” Web forum were greeted with an eye-opening memo from hacktivists when they tried to log-on to the message board Friday morning: you should have expec
Over Memorial Day weekend Anonymous hacktivists launched a new offensive targeting white supremacist and neo-Nazi websites as part of the ongoing Operation Blitzkrieg: #OpBlitzkrieg. Websites temporarily taken down and disabled include websites belonging to the the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) as well several white supremacist websites based in Germany.
The attacks began on Friday, May 25, and continued throughout the weekend. On Saturday, May 26, major Twitter accounts associated with Anonymous were tweeting news of the action:
Hack the planet and save the world is the rallying cry of an army of keyboard warriors known as Anonymous, which in the last 18 months has targeted everyone from the Tunisian government to the Boston police, the Vatican to Sony, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews to PayPal, blocking their websites or retrieving embarrassing files and emails for the world to see.
On Thursday, hacktivists associated with Anonymous disabled websites belonging to the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC). Two church websites, godhatesfags.com, and godhatesamerica.com, were both made unavailable for several hours on Thursday. In addition, church members were doxed, their personal information released via Pastebin (Credit @Infamous_Anon).
The names of dozens of alleged white supremacists in Canada are contained in files leaked by computer hackers in Europe intent on exposing hate movements, CBC News has learned.