Calls religion a sickness to this world, By Zach Walton, Web Pro News and International Business Times
Anonymous attacks a lot of things that they find wrong with the world: corporations, governments and other groups that they feel threaten the freedom of the people. On Friday, they attacked what may be their most controversial target yet – religion.
The AnonymousIRC Twitter account announced on Friday three attacks so far on major church Web sites. These aren’t just regular attacks, however, as they have also defaced the Web sites with anti-religion rhetoric and even a video featuring Richard Dawkins set to auto-play so visitors are forced to see it.
Three Web sites that have been attacked so far are Bethel Outreach International Church, the Charlotte International Church, and Crossfire Ministries. All three religious organizations are based in and around Charlotte, North Carolina. /
SAN FRANCISCO: The elusive hacker movement known as Anonymous has carried out internet attacks on well-known organisations like Sony and PBS. In August, the group went after its most prominent target yet: the Vatican.
Posted by Emily Leedham, OpenFile
"What set this attack apart from others is it had a clear timeline and evolution," said Amichai Shulman, Imperva's technology chief.
By NICOLE PERLROTH and JOHN MARKOFF
That both The Jester and Anonymous attacked Anit-Gay Westboro Baptist Church websites ( www.godhatesfags.com/) this week represents a very strange convergence, and the prospect that two highly active hacktivist camps might find more common ground is tantalizing to say the least...