Hackers attack Anonymous’ social network

21 Jul 2011

It’s ironic. A social network for hackers appears to have been defaced by … hackers! Hacker group Anonymous’ new social network Anon-Plus – created in response to being blocked by Google+ – has been attacked by other hackers.

According to the Escapist Magazine, Anonymous’ new social network has apparently been attacked by a group of presumably Turkish hackers who enjoy putting pro-Turkish messages on random sites.

The hackers replaced the Anonymous logo with what looks like a dog’s head, a logo for Cyber-Warrior Tim and the following message:


This logo suits you more..How dare you rise against to the World..Do you really think that you are Ottoman Empire?
We thought you before that you cannot challenge with the world and we teach you cannot be social
Now all of you go to your doghouse..

Anonymous has begun undoing the damage. It emerged last week that Anonymous leaked 90,000 US military login details.

Earlier this week, another high-profile hacker group, LulzSec, came out of self-imposed retirement to deface The Sun and The Times websites with false stories claiming media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s demise.

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years