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Was Russia Today hacked - or did it just forget to renew rt.com? State-owned web pravda bunked off for days. Sep 10 2012. The Register. Anna Leach.

Mounties, flics, cops snap on bracelets after Qu‚bec hacktivism All“, all“, all“ - qu'est-ce que tout cela est, eh?. Jun 20 2012. The Register. John Leyden.

Hackers threaten fresh wave of anti-capitalist web rioting Sticking it to The Man, man, but for lulz too. May 25 2012. The Register. John Leyden.

The Bright Side of Being Hacked Mar 4 2012. New York Times. Somini Sengupta and Nicole Perlroth.

Move over cybercrims, DDoS now protesters' weapon of choice Attackers swap rifles for machine guns with laser sights. Feb 8 2012. The Register. John Leyden.

Hacktivists pose growing threat to industrial computing DHS warns nation about Anonymous. Oct 18 2011. The Register. Dan Goodin.

WikiLeaks admits insider deleted loads of its data We do have more than one source, honest. Well, we did. Aug 22 2011. The Register. John Oates.

For Suspected Hackers, a Sense of Social Protest Jul 26 2011. New York Times. Somini Sengupta.

Anonymous hackers hacked by young Turks 'Snobby, arrogant, IGNORANT little f*cking children'. Jul 22 2011. The Register. John Leyden.

19,000 papers leaked to protest 'war against knowledge' Prosecution of Reddit founder cited. Jul 21 2011. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Citing Homeless Law, Hackers Turn Sights on Orlando Jun 30 2011. New York Times. Don Van Natta Jr..

WikiLeaks is more accountable than democracy Google hits 'prove we killed no Afghans' - Assange(TM). Apr 11 2011. The Register. The Register.

Ex-UK spy boss says WikiLeaks sparked Egyptian revolution Dearlove gets schooled on radical transparency. Mar 4 2011. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Anonymous hackers strike back against governments of Egypt, Yemen Feb 3 2011. Digital Trends. Andrew Couts.

FBI serves 40 search warrants in Anonymous crackdown Worldwide DDoS dragnet. Jan 28 2011. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Swiss ex-banker found guilty but not jailed Jan 19 2011. Yahoo UK, Ireland News. Yahoo. Andre Thompson, Reuters.

Elmer trial reopens bank secrecy debate Jan 19 2011. Business Day. Reuters.

Twitter, Wikileaks and Tunisia Jan 15 2011. The Arabist. Issandr El Amrani.

Wikileaks finally chucks Brad Manning spare change Small beans for alleged source. Jan 14 2011. The Register. Andrew Orlowski.

DUP website translated into Irish by mischievous hacktivist Aon gh‚illeadh (no surrender). Jan 13 2011. The Register. John Leyden.

Feds subpoena Twitter for info on WikiLeaks backer Icelandic MP sounds alarm. Jan 8 2011. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Private memo exposes US fears over Wikileaks Jan 6 2011. The Independent. Guy Adams.

Facing Threat From WikiLeaks, Bank Plays Defense Jan 2 2011. New York Times. Nelson D. Schwartz.

WikiLeaks v the state: A win for us all Commentary. Dec 19 2010. Daily Telegraph.

Make Julian Assange irrelevant Commentary. Dec 18 2010. Washington Post. Dana Millbank.

The New York Times Sleeps With the WikiLeaks Dogs and Now It's Got Fleas Commentary. Dec 17 2010. Fox News. Bill McGowan.

Why Wikileaks Backfired Commentary. Dec 17 2010. Strategypage.com. James Dunnigan.

'Prepare for all-out cyber war' Government sites braced for attack by pro-WikiLeaks 'hacktivists'. Dec 14 2010. The Independent (UK). Cahal Milmo and Nigel Morris.

UK.gov braces for possible Wikileaks hacklash Bail denial for Assange 'may spark DDoS attack'. Dec 14 2010. The Register. John Leyden.

Dutch hacker group offers to 're-educate' teen hacktivists Make info-love, not war. Dec 13 2010. The Register. Jan Libbenga.

The truth we need to hear Commentary. Dec 11 2010. Montreal Gazette. Jack Todd.

WikiLeaks attacks no surprise Commentary. Dec 10 2010. Ottawa Sun. Michael Harrison.

Cyber war shows Web's vulnerability Commentary. Dec 10 2010. Toronto Sun. L. Ian MaDonald.

Wikileaks is just the new Climategate Commentary. Dec 10 2010. Financial Post. National Post. Peter Foster.

WikiLeaks' Assange moved to isolation for safety Dec 10 2010. National Post. Guy Jackson, Agence France-Presse.

Hackers supporting WikiLeaks preparing Amazon attack Dec 10 2010. Financial Post. Jamesson Berkow.

WikiLeaks battle: a new amateur face of cyber war? Dec 10 2010. Financial Post. National Post. Peter Apps, Reuters.

WikiLeaks cyberwar: hackers target Paypal Dec 9 2010. The Telegraph. Andy Bloxham, and Steven Swinford.

Dutch police arrest 16-year-old WikiLeaks avenger The first, but probably not the last. Dec 9 2010. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Underwhelmed by WikiLeaks Commentary. Dec 8 2010. National Post. Lorne Gunter.

WikiLeaks to continue releases despite arrest Dec 7 2010. National Post. Agence France-Presse.

A WikiLeaks timeline Nov 28 2010. National Post. Post Media News.

Whitehall to train pro-West Islamic groups to game Google Experts say it won't work. Apr 9 2009. The Register. Chris Williams.


The Register's Wikileaks archive Dec 17 2010. The Register. Various.