Midnight In The Desert — Anonymous

How the election could be hacked, and why you shouldn’t worry about it

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How the election could be hacked, and why you shouldn’t worry about it

Ever since hackers broke into the Democratic National Committee’s email server, the specter of a foreign government controlling the election has become a near panic-inducing fear for some voters — especially if you follow social media chatter. After all, if hackers could break into the DNC and steal emails about staffers’ pizza orders, what’s to stop them from changing the entire outcome of the 2016 election? A lot actually — including government officials regularly checking voting machines for suspicious activity. That doesn’t mean there isn’t cause for some concern. A good number of machines out there are still vulnerable to...

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Anonymous Leaks Paris Climate Summit Officials’ Private Data

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Anonymous Leaks Paris Climate Summit Officials’ Private Data

Hackers have leaked the private login details of nearly 1,415 officials at the UN climate talks in Paris in an apparent act of protest against arrests of activists in the city. Anonymous, the hacktivist movement, hacked the website of the summit organisers, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and posted names, phone numbers, usernames, email addresses, and secret questions and answers onto an anonymous publishing site. Anonymous claimed the attack was an act of protest against the arrest of protesters on a climate march in Paris on Sunday. Climate activists organising a peaceful protest say that the demonstration...

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Art Explores the Anonymous War with ISIS

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Art Explores the Anonymous War with ISIS

Art Bell interviews a member of Anonymous and discovers they are at war with ISIS on Midnight In The Desert (Underwater Cave Exploration 11-16-2015). Midnight In The Desert airs Monday to Friday from 9pm to 12am PT (12am to 3am EST).

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Anonymous takes down 5,500 ISIS Twitter accounts

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Anonymous takes down 5,500 ISIS Twitter accounts

Hacktivist group Anonymous has reported that more than 5,500 Twitter accounts belonging to Islamic State have been taken down. It comes after the collective declared a “total war” on the militant group following the Paris attacks. Tweeting from its #OpParis account, Anonymous stated: “We report that more than 5500 Twitter account (sic) of #ISIS are now #down! #OpParis #Anonymous #ExpectUS.” “Our capability to take down ISIS is a direct result of our collective's sophisticated hackers, data miners, and spies that we have all around the world. We have people very, very close to ISIS on the ground, which makes gathering...

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Call with "Unofficial" Anonymous Representative

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Call with "Unofficial" Anonymous Representative

With no official leadership and no official organization to turn to, Art put out the word on Twitter that he'd like to talk to someone about Anonymous. While no one would admit it to be an "Anon" of course, this brave person called to help us all understand the Anon Meme, and a very good "unofficial" discussion was had. From Midnight in the Desert, July 24, 2015.

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