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anonymous tip

Information about something (typically criminal or illegal activity) that is offered by an anonymous source. We've received an anonymous tip that there is going to be a major drug deal tonight at the harbor.
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Formed in 2003, Anonymous projects the idea of internet users who are connected not just by technology but also a collective passion to protest against governmental actions they think are detrimental to freedom- sometimes even anarchically.
You may not think that you are helping towards suppressing the actions of ISIS but you are effectively disrupting their communications and preventing them from planning more acts of terrorism towards the western world; thus saving countless lives", Anonymous said.
Anonymous released a video on Monday stating that the collective would "launch the biggest operation ever" against ISIL, following the Friday attacks in Paris that left 153 people dead and 352 injured.
Gabriella Coleman is the author of Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous.
Normal users should not be worried about Anonymous.
Attack on BSNL's site comes days after Anonymous took down official website of Union minister Kapil Sibal.
The statement ended by telling Morsy that he has a chance to prevent Anonymous from carrying out its threat, calling on him to "lend an ear to the claim of freedom from your people and the hostilities will cease.
Whether Anonymous hacked the servers of ImageShack, an online photo and video sharing service, could not be confirmed independently.
If somebody decides they are going to be Anonymous, they are anonymous.
In December 2010 the heat-seeking Internet pranksters known as Anonymous attacked PayPal, the online bill-paying business.
In fact, a recent Verizon data breach report states that hacktivists like Anonymous stole more data than organized crime in 2011.
6 facts of false anonymous reports about a terrorist act were recorder in Kyrgyzstan in the period from 2011 to present time, reported State National Security Committee of Kyrgyzstan.
SENIOR judges are to decide whether some journalists can remain anonymous when giving evidence to an inquiry into press standards.
4 -- The Anonymous hacktivist organization's Ibero-American wing has posted an update to its plans to unmask collaborators of the Mexican drug cartel Los Zetas, going so far as to post a series of security steps to attempt to protect bloggers participating in the #OpsCartel anti-cartel operation.
Epic Win for Anonymous: How 4Chan's Army Conquered the Web introduces the world of 4chan, exploring its mostly-anonymous online members, web influence, and describing one of the Internet's oldest and largest websites where millions of anonymous members post and discuss cultural oddities.