Wikileaks & Operation Payback Cyber Warfare

Posted: December 9, 2010
Wikileaks & Operation Payback Cyber Warfare

The uproar over Wikileaks continued this week when a group of Internet activists hacked the websites of companies like Mastercard and Visa who opposed the new media organization. Kevin Pereira and Declan McCullagh, Online Political Correspondent for CNET discuss the controversy on The Loop and how it can affect Internet users around the world.

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  • alternator43

    I like how people keep calling anonymous an organization. They are simple a mass of like minded individuals who can be organized toward a cause if something strikes enough of them the right way.

    The Scientology conflict is far from the beginnings of anonymous; it is simply one of the more heavily publicized incidents.

    Anyone claiming to represent anonymous is only speaking for himself and MAYBE two or three others. Anon has no head; which makes it all the more impressive when they do manage to bet organized.

    On a final note: rules 1&2 were just broken. I am dissapoint.

    Posted: December 11, 2010 6:52 PM

    certain information shouldn't be sent out ie Valrie Plain (Thank you Dick Cheney original wikileaker)... put the vandals away they are just cyber terrorists.

    Posted: December 10, 2010 3:10 AM
  • ilikeboobies

    like visa, mc, and paypal thought ahead right. take your complaint up with them. and you may think its your money but just because your bank gives you numbers doesn't mean its actually there.

    Posted: December 9, 2010 11:53 PM
  • filchingfeline

    Ever wake up and say to yourself "man, my plan for world domination sure is going reasonably well?" I do, most every day.

    Posted: December 9, 2010 11:11 PM
  • SpaciousMetroid

    Unsatisfied with their actions... Not only did they screw with Paypal, but they also screwed with our money.. I needed that for my 8 month olds christmas..... thumbs way down man, have a heart, think ahead.

    Posted: December 9, 2010 9:28 PM