came to prominence in 2008 when group members digitally attacked the Church of Scientology.
According to the Anonymous
, its upcoming action is to spam verified ISIS hashtags with rickrolls".
However, as of Monday, 900 ISIL-related Twitter accounts had already been suspended after Anonymous
posted a list of them online.
It is difficult to pinpoint an Anonymous
group as some may have participated in the chat rooms or political activates.
This is not the first time Anonymous
has targeted the government websites.
The New York Times reported on 3 February 2011 that anonymous
had shut down Egyptian government websites in support of the revolution.
Meanwhile, initial reports said Anonymous
had hacked the online payments site PayPal.
Even so, Anonymous
made it seem like the work of its shadowy horde.
In late 2006 and early 2007, Anonymous
took action against Hal Turner, a white supremacist radio host.
The publisher of two UK newspapers yesterday questioned whether journalists giving evidence to the Leveson Inquiry - which is sitting in London - should be allowed to remain anonymous
Iberoamerica says it is creating a "special task force" by invitation only.
Italian police claimed to have arrested some members of the hacker group Anonymous
following a series of raids, but the hacktivist group remained defiant.