Within days of the hacktivist group Anonymous announcing it was setting up its own social network (after being unceremoniously booted off Google+), its plans have taken a somewhat humiliating turn.
AnonPlus, Anonymous’s planned social network, has been defaced by rival hackers.
A group of hackers apparently based in Turkey replaced AnonPlus’s main webpage with an image of a dog wearing a suit, mocking the more normal Anonymous logo, and messages in Turkish and English:
We Are TURKIYE We Are AKINCILAR
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..
You would expect active members of the Anonymous collective to know a…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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