Did Anonymous ‘spokesperson’ rickroll The Alyona Show?

Graham Cluley
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RT’s The Alonya Show must have thought it had a great exclusive on its hands, when it announced it would be broadcasting an interview with a representative of the loosely-knit Anonymous protest group.

(In an earlier version of this article, I sloppily described Anonymous as a hacking group. Although there are hackers who support Anonymous, it’s an inaccurate way of describing the group.)

After all, the British and United States authorities had announced that they had arrested scores of people suspected of participating in denial-of-service attacks that had disrupted websites belonging to well-known organisations.

Of course,…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the cybersecurity industry, having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

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