Hacker culture http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22245/all en Battle of the hacktivists: Anonymous vs. Telecomix http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/120531/anonymous-telecomix-hackers-arab-spring <p><span style="line-height: 20px; ">STOCKHOLM &mdash; When a member of the hacker group Anonymous in February posted online the email addresses and passwords of Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian President, his wife Asma al-Assad, and countless other senior figures in the regime, it won plaudits worldwide.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20px; ">But it didn&rsquo;t much impress Telecomix, a rival &quot;hacktivist&quot; group that takes itself altogether more seriously.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/120531/anonymous-telecomix-hackers-arab-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hacker culture Europe Middle East Political Risk Technology Fri, 01 Jun 2012 13:01:00 +0000 Richard Orange 5706324 at http://www.globalpost.com New York Times, Wall Street Journal hit by Chinese hackers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130131/new-york-times-hit-chinese-hackers The New York Times claimed the attacks coincided with its report into the possibility that the family of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao had accumulated a multi-billion dollar fortune.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130131/new-york-times-hit-chinese-hackers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hacker culture Want to Know China United States Thu, 31 Jan 2013 13:29:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 5741715 at http://www.globalpost.com Pirate Bay founder plans NSA-proof messaging app http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130723/pirate-bay-founder-plans-nsa-proof-messaging-app <p>STOCKHOLM &mdash; Called &#39;Heml.is&#39;, from the Swedish for secrecy, the idea is to bring the encrypted communication used by hackers and political activists to the masses. It&#39;s clearly hit on an unmet need: The founders raised more than $150,000 in just 36 hours by doing nothing more than setting up a website and sending out a couple of tweets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130723/pirate-bay-founder-plans-nsa-proof-messaging-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hacker culture Want to Know Europe Technology Wed, 24 Jul 2013 10:03:00 +0000 Richard Orange 5891634 at http://www.globalpost.com