A group of anonymous artists claimed responsibility for effigies of two black men and a woman hanging from nooses on the University of California at Berkeley campus on Saturday.
The city of Oakland and the Oakland Police Department websites have been out intermittently since Tuesday night and the hacker group Anonymous is taking responsibility.
A new social media has become a phenomenon among kids and teens, thanks to its ability for users to remain anonymous. But law enforcement and parents worry the anonymity of the Yik Yak app is leading to cyberbullying and threats of violence.
As the nation waits for the grand jury to decide whether to indict a Ferguson, Missouri police officer of the shooting death of Michael Brown, the hacker activist group Anonymous has gone after the Ku Klux Klan’s Twitter accounts.
The Marin Independent Journal reports that a number of people received poorly-written photocopied letters addressed to “resident” that assumed the homeowners were Conservative and did not support the “black president.” The letter claims that flying the flag makes people no more patriotic than anyone else and is appears to be a “moronic statement” which is “not cute.”
An anonymous California couple is about to cash in on their buried treasure, but will first loan their coins to the old U.S. Mint in San Francisco for an exhibition.
Facebook says it will let users log in to apps anonymously, without sharing their identities and personal information with mobile applications they don’t trust.
People are used to commenting online through social networks, but as their contact list grows they may want to be more careful. Larry talks about apps that allow anonymity.
The Justice Department is charging a former web producer for the Sacramento-based FOX station KTXL of conspiring with members of the hacker group “Anonymous” to hack into and alter a Tribune Company website.
A Purple Heart medal was found pinned to a teddy bear as an anonymous tribute to two Santa Cruz officers who were killed in the line of duty.