HACKERS & HACKTIVISM•SYED BILAL ALI (5803)•AHSAN KHAN GHORI (6121)
TOPICS COVERED IN THIS PRESENTATION•LITTLE BIT ABOUT HACKING•INTRODUCTION•HACKERS•TYPES•HACKTIVISM•SOME HACKERS GROUP•CONCLUSION
HACKING•Authorized/Unauthorized access of Network & Computer resources OR•Activity within the computer programmer subculture
HISTORY1960sMIT AI LabKen Thompson invented UNIXPositive Meaning1970sDennis Ritchie invented C1980sCyberspace coined414s arrestedTwo hacker groups formed1990sNational Crackdown on hackersKevin Mitnick arrestedMicrosoft’s NT operating system
WORLD MOST FAMOUS HACKERS Kevin Mitnickstephen wozniakTsutomu Shimomura At the time of his arrest, he was the most- wanted computer criminal in the United States.
TYPES OF HACKERS
FAMOUS NOTORIOUS BLACK HAT HACKER•Kevin Poulsen•Gary McKinnon•Kevin Mitnick•Jonathan James•Michael Calce•Adrian LamoGeorge Hotz
HACKTIVISMHacktivism is the act of hacking, or breakinginto a computer system, for a politically orsocially motivated purpose. The individual whoperforms an act of hacktivism is said to be ahacktivist.A hacktivist uses the same tools andtechniques as a hacker, but does so in order todisrupt services and bring attention to apolitical or social cause.
•Anonymous to Hacked Facebook on November 5th. Anonymous is an extended group of hackers active on the Internet.They defend freedom of expression. During the physical manifestations of the collective, the members usually wear a mask. The mask symbolizes -the anonymity -the activism, it’s the mask of Guy Fawkes who tried to blow up the English Parliament in the 16th century because of disagreement with the policy of King James the first.
WHY ANONYMOUS??Anonymous is in the news these days becausethe community declares war on facebook.It seems that this is a fake, however theactions of the group are large and extend overthe planet.
The Anonymous organization of hackivists hasleveled a new threat against Egypt’s largestpolitical group, the Muslim Brotherhood,saying it would take down the group’s onlinecapacity.The announcement is titled “OperationBrotherhood Takedown.” And they said it was“engaged.”
SOME EXAMPLES RECENT ACTIVITY•Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf facebook pages has been hacked. The cyber attack on thedifferent facebook page associated with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was made on 3rdFebruary, 2012 (Friday) at 3:00 PM PST. Thousands of Tehreek-e-Insaf facebooksupporters could not access the fan pages after repeated attempts.•Mr.Badoo is one of most famous and old hacker of Pakistan in cyber space.He isarrested by FBI on June, 25, 2012 for hacking into PC of Andy who create anyevent of drawing Prophet Muhammad’s(SAW). He hacked Andy account andremove that event from facebook.
Most Famous and Recent Hacker Groups Inthe World. •We are Anonymous , We don’t forgive , we don’t forget , Expect us •LulzSecurity commonly known as LulzSec, •Chaos Computer Club, CCC •Legion of Doom •Masters of Deception, (The Gang that ruled the cyber space ) •milw0rm (Nuclear Hacker Group)