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Anonymous gears up its OpIcarus against the financial industry. OpIcarus’ third and last phase began with the takedown of London Stock Exchange website on June 5th 2016. This phase – called “Project Mayhem” – puts worldwide stock exchanges under a DDoS threat.
Hacktivists have battled for the rights of animals for some time, but within the last year, have raised the stakes considerably via a series of prolonged, advanced cyber campaigns.
The 2016 U.S. presidential election has sparked a wave of politically-fueled hacktivism, leading to cyber assaults on candidates, political parties and governmental IT networks due to political and social affiliations. As protests transition from the streets to cyber channels, those with political influence have become the target of cyber-attacks.
Turkish citizens are the latest victims in a worldwide cyber assault on medical institutions and healthcare providers.
The cyber-attack in Japan last week that took down 444 school networks simultaneously is the latest
example of a worldwide trend: student-launched cyber assaults targeting educational institutions via
online hacking services and tools.
Anonymous has launched OpLGBT, a DDoS campaign targeting the state of North Carolina and its governmental institutes in response to controversial legislation passed by the state’s General Assembly - House Bill 2 (known as the “bathroom law”).
The Hacktivist Group Anonymous announced its plans to relaunch its cyber assaults on leading financial services companies worldwide. Named Operation Icarus, this event is intended to bring public attention to what Anonymous calls 'corruption' inside of the financial services industry.