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Anonymous is in the midst of a serious cyber attack on the Ku Klux Klan


In another striking example of social justice spilling into cyberspace, Anonymous, the shadowy 'sometimes-good-often-bad' hacktivist group, is taking further action against the social menace that is the Ku Klux Klan. 

The official website of the Loyal White Knights of the KKK has been taken offline by Anonymous affiliate group Ghost Squad, who've targeted the white supremacists over their use of "blunt racism" in the name of free speech.

Speaking to the specialist web security site HackRead, a Ghost Squad member outlined the nature of the group's opposition to the KKK:

"We targeted the KKK due to our hackers being up in their face, we believe in free speech but their form of beliefs is monolithic and evil. We stand for constitutional rights but they want anyone who is not Caucasian removed from earth so we targeted the KKK official website to show love for our boots on the ground and to send a message that all forms of corruption will be fought. We are not fascist but we certainly do not agree with the KKK movement. They are the Fascists and they are the Racists."


At the time of writing, the site kkkknights.com is still offline, the result of a distributed denial-of-service attack: this involves multiple computers and web connections orcastrated by Anonymous and Ghost Squad targeting one computer system (in this case, kkkknights.com) with a malicious program.

The Loyal White Knights are the latest KKK group to be targeted by Anonymous' #OpKKK: in October last year the group released the names of 1,000 KKK members it had obtained in a hack.

Anonymous has carried out similar attacks on websites run by ISIS/Daesh and its supporters, hoping to interrupt the terrorism group's online activity. 

Are you in favour of the 'vigilante' actions of Anonymous and its factions? Let us know below. 

[Via: HackRead]



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