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How to: Stay anonymous online
Create a convincing pseudonym, mask your location and keep your phone number private with these tips.
May 16 2018, 10:24AM
Surf the web securely and anonymously with Hotspot Shield 7
When it comes to protecting yourself online – particularly when surfing through insecure public connections – then nothing beats a good old VPN.
Sep 18 2017, 12:01PM
No, Anonymous, NASA is not about to announce contact with'intelligent alien life'
Ambient background noises and a synthesised voice try to cover up a total lack of evidence.
Jun 27 2017, 10:10AM
Anonymous threatens Donald Trump. Again
There's a certain sense of deja vu over hacking collective's latest threat to the president elect.
Jan 20 2017, 9:00AM
Tor Browser 6.0 released
The Tor Browser team has announced the first stable release of Tor Browser 6.0.
Jun 1 2016, 9:02AM
Anonymous 'getting in the way' in campaign against ISIS
Anonymous' campaign against the Islamic State's internet assets has been criticised for hindering intelligence services.
Nov 19 2015, 1:17PM
Tor 4.5 blocks third-party tracking, debuts security slider
Privacy software Tor has been updated to version 4.5 with a stack of new and enhanced features.
May 1 2015, 10:44AM
ChrisPC Free Anonymous Proxy 5.50 improves speeds
ChrisPC has released the latest edition of its free-for-personal-use online privacy tool, ChrisPC Free Anonymous Proxy 5.50.
Sep 18 2014, 11:00AM
How to: Surf the web from a fake location
Shut out of US-only websites and services? Darien Graham-Smith looks at ways to falsify your location on smartphones and PCs.
Jul 21 2014, 12:47PM
Anonymous attacks World Cup sites
Hactivism group Anonymous has made good on its promise to hack the websites of World Cup sponsors and Brazilian government departments by launching a spate of DDoS and website defacement attacks.
Jun 13 2014, 10:55AM
Hacktivists hack more when the economy's bad
Online agitators such as Anonymous are less active in periods of prosperity, security experts say
May 2 2014, 11:10AM
Stratfor hacker charged, expected to face sentencing in September
Former LulzSec and Anonymous member Jeremy Hammond has pleaded guilty to hacking intelligence firm Stratfor to expose millions of emails.
May 30 2013, 8:09AM
Anonymous accused banned from online nicknames
Four men charged have been told they can only go online if they don't use the online names "Peter", "Nerdo" and "NikonElite".
Sep 8 2011, 9:44AM
UK police charge student over Anonymous DDoS attacks
22-year-old student accused of taking part in Anonymous attacks.
Aug 26 2011, 8:37AM
Anonymous threatens to "destroy" Facebook
The hacker group Anonymous claims Facebook sells user info to governments and allows spying
Aug 11 2011, 9:56AM
Anonymous and LulzSec dump US police data
Ongoing government hacking campaign targets Law enforcement agencies in 11 states.
Aug 9 2011, 9:02AM
Is Anonymous coming after Facebook?
A new video, supposedly from Anonymous, claims that the social networking site will 'be destroyed' on November 5th.
Aug 8 2011, 10:24AM
Anonymous claims 8GB of Italian authority data
Hacktivism isn't going away as Anonymous posts 8GB of data purportedly from the body running Italy's national critical IT infrastructure.
Jul 27 2011, 10:24AM
Anonymous claims NATO theft, warns FBI
The hacktivists claim to have stolen NATO data, yet there is little info on how significant any attack was.
Jul 22 2011, 8:54AM
Police arrest teenager for Anonymous attacks
Arrest comes as FBI picks up 16 in the US for computer crimes.
Jul 21 2011, 8:55AM
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