An exclusive interview with the admin of Darkdotfail on the man in the middle attack which stole the site for four days.
Curt notice about our sudden return
Help support Cryptosphere writer Curt Hopkins in his fight against The Big C.
Barrett Brown released from prison. Again
Journalist Barrett Brown has been released from FCI Seagoville today.
London Attack at Westminster Apparently Targeted via 4Chan, Pastebin
The London attack on the Westminster Bridge and the Palace of Westminister (ie Parliament) which has ended the lives of five including one attacker and a policeman, and wounded 40 others was apparently targeted via posts on the infamous troll board… Read More ›
The 12 Days of Fedmas
This festive seasonal carol comes to us from the fertile brain of John. A. Ninpo on Facebook, and perfectly expresses the experience of social media activism in 2016 which can, by the way, eat a bowl of dicks. Bring on… Read More ›
Who Is #Anonymous? A Viceland Video Report
This 22-minute video from Ben Makuch and the team at Viceland delves into the origin of Anonymous and their evolution from an amoral lulz-based prank collective to a “moralfagging,” weaponized activist hive. Featuring interviews with former LulzSec members Mustafa Al-Bassam… Read More ›
Social Media Camp is Coming! Catch Us There!
Yes, kittens, in a mere ten days Social Media Camp begins in Victoria, BC, with speakers including your humble editrix. Use the special discount code “Raincoaster” for $100 off registration package AND get a free lunch with moi in… Read More ›
Crypto-Affirmations (or Crypto-Negations) for a Very Monday Monday
if you know what we mean. Today’s Crypto-Affirmations or rather their Debbie Downer equivalent, come to us from our old friend, Professor Gabriella Coleman of McGill University in Montreal. This one has just the right mix of adorable and soul-chilling,… Read More ›
Edward Snowden Beams Into Vancouver, Talks #PanamaPapers, #BigData, #Security
Edward Snowden skyped into Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre for a talk entitled “Big Data, Security, and Human Rights” on April 5, and here it is! We’re a little behind with our Snowden Events coverage, but I blame Simon Fraser University,… Read More ›
Personal Statement: Do not cry wolf! #OpNimr of #Anonymous
Originally posted on hacktivist culture:
Sunday March 13th: Personal statement regarding the recent article in the Saudi state newspaper Okaz on Friday March 11 about four men condemned to death From Dubai I hear the following: Death sentences against four…
Review: Cybercrimes Is for Chavs OR: Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley Ain’t Good
This review of the BBC’s “Cybercrimes” documentary series is by the talented, entertaining, and really, really angry Matthew D. Phelan. Upon re-reading this empassioned screed, our humble scribe re-watched a few episodes, thinking, “It can’t really be as bad as… Read More ›
Exclusive: Lorax, #Anonymous Hacktivist, Pleads to Six Charges
Adam John Bennett aka Lorax, famed former host of Lorax Live on RadioAnonOps, has pled guilty to six charges; sentencing will be in March of 2016. A source close to the case has filled in details which have long been… Read More ›
Interwebbed Cyber and Crypto #News for Dec 22
Did you have a happy solstice kittens? We got a very special solstice present: banned from posting in Fedbook groups for 24 hours. I think with the time we’ll save we can take up crocheting yurts or learning dead languages,… Read More ›
Interwebbed Cyber and Crypto News for Dec 21
Happy Monday, kittens! Today, we’re thinking of the poor MENA-region city of Agrabah, which is completely imaginary, and which 41% of Trump supporters support bombing. We are also thinking of the Marx Brothers’ famously tasty Duck Soup, and of not… Read More ›
How to Win the Internet: Media Oligarchy Edition
From Fedbook: And also, never forget: #SaveFreedonia!