Hacktivism in 2015 - It Isn’t Just for the Lulz Anymore
Hacktivism has changed since the wild days of 2011. Actors self-affiliated w/ Anonymous continue to execute one-off campaigns, but hacktivism now has a more crystallized purpose as a component of geo-political conflicts. Hacktivists now align with warring factions, rallying to support nations or forces opposed to them. Let's examine its role in conflict, evaluate new techniques, and give predictions.