Anonymous social networking site hacked

A few days ago the well known hacker group Anonymous announced that it had decided to launch its own social networking web site after being kicked off of Google's recently launched Google+ service. The Anonymous created service, Anonplus.com, launched earlier this week but it looks like the site has already been hacked by a rival group.

According to the Escapist web site, people who visited the site on Wednesday saw the Anonymous logo seemingly hacked to look like it had a dog on top of its invisible head. There was also a message that is reportedly from Akincilar, a hacker group based in Turkey that is known to attack web sites and then deface them with "militantly pro-Turkish messages". The message itself stated, "We Are TURKIYE. We Are AKINCILAR. This logo suits you more..How dare you rise against to the World..Do you really think that you are Ottoman Empire? We thought you before that you cannot challenge with the world and we teach you cannot be social Now all of you go to your doghouse.."

While there was speculation earlier on Wednesday that this defacement of the AnonPlus.com web site might just be some kind of elaborate ruse, it now appears that the hack attack is indeed the real deal. The next question is whether or not this signals a new cyber hacking war between Anonymous and Akincilar or if this was just a one time attack designed just to poke some fun at the new Anonymous social networking site.

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Hackers hacking hackers? Whats the world coming too?
Personally all this hacking is really getting annoying.
It used to be cool... like when we were in high school or college.
But now its just so... I dunno, 10 years ago...

And one more thing, they did capture one of their top members already. Lulzsec can deny it all they want, but they did. Mr. Sabu's days are numbered I'm sure.

And the way Lulzsec and Anonymous go around running their mouths about how that hate everything, and how the FBI will never catch them... they sound a lot like how terrorists run their mouths. I would not be surprised if some of them have terrorist connections.

jd100 said,
I would not be surprised if some of them have terrorist connections.

It is just as likely that they contain people who work for legal groups that have terrorist agendas. I am thinking of various bunches of spooks, pharmaceutical companies and other corporate dross, lobbyists - right/liberal/left wing and more.

holdfast said,

It is just as likely that they contain people who work for legal groups that have terrorist agendas. I am thinking of various bunches of spooks, pharmaceutical companies and other corporate dross, lobbyists - right/liberal/left wing and more.

Anonymous is just that anonymous, it's members could be terrorists just as much as they could be politicians, doctors, teachers, refuse workers or just sad lonely geeks with a message.

This just proves yet again, what a joke Lulzsec and Anonymous are. And what complete hypocrites they are. They go around preaching security, yet they get hacked themselves.

You know all the ppl that agree with what governments are supposedly doing to us, and agree with what groups like anon are doing are just lazy, spineless and are full of crap. If you feel so strongly bout it get your arse up of ya chair stop moaning about it on forums where no one cares and go out and do something about it. Im sick of looking at it.

Why is it that all these guys hacking other sites and changing the text can never write a proper sentence? If they can't spell properly in english, do it in their own language

Odom said,
Why is it that all these guys hacking other sites and changing the text can never write a proper sentence? If they can't spell properly in english, do it in their own language

I think you miss the point. They live in a none english speaking country. Being fluent in english and being taught english are different things.
It's more than likely been typed in english so a wider audience can understand the message.

I'm quite confused by people in this forum,

I mean, do you not agree with these points which Anon make?:


* Governments lying to their citizens and inducing fear and terror to keep
them in control by dismantling their freedom piece by piece.

* Corporations aiding and conspiring with said governments while taking
advantage at the same time by collecting billions of funds for
federal contracts we all know they can't fulfil.

* Lobby conglomerates who only follow their agenda to push the profits
higher, while at the same time being deeply involved in governments around
the world with the only goal to infiltrate and corrupt them enough
so the status quo will never change.

These governments and corporations are our enemy. And we will continue to
fight them, with all methods we have at our disposal, and that certainly
includes breaking into their websites and exposing their lies.

I certainly do. Now I don't think what they are doing is lawful but then again is it lawful for these governments, corporations and lobbyists to be doing what they are doing? Yes, you might say but that is only because they make the laws and created the system to allow this behavior. These actions should not be condoned nor endorsed, in fact this should not be allowed because it goes against what humanity stands for and for that reason there will always be the rich and the poor.

Back on topic I do find this amusing however, it will be time before they probably join sides.

CrisCr0ss said,
I'm quite confused by people in this forum,

I mean, do you not agree with these points which Anon make?:

I certainly do. Now I don't think what they are doing is lawful but then again is it lawful for these governments, corporations and lobbyists to be doing what they are doing? Yes, you might say but that is only because they make the laws and created the system to allow this behavior. These actions should not be condoned nor endorsed, in fact this should not be allowed because it goes against what humanity stands for and for that reason there will always be the rich and the poor.

Back on topic I do find this amusing however, it will be time before they probably join sides.

I have no issue with that, I do have issue with the fact that my personal information keeps getting laid out all over the internet. Hack away, get financial records, emails, corporate secrets, but do NOT punish me because a corporation has my information.

FMH said,
The Turkish group has the capacity to hack Anonymous, but happened to have a terrible grammar.
You're going to use a comma splice and violate parallelism while complaining about the English grammar of a TURKISH group? Really?

user55 said,
You're going to use a comma splice and violate parallelism while complaining about the English grammar of a TURKISH group? Really?

*giggle*

Minimoose said,

Like every empire?

Some of the empires are no longer empires, but the main countries still control a massive amount of influence - this clearly isn't the case with Turkey, which is pretty much irrelevant on the world stage.

Nathanael said,

Some of the empires are no longer empires, but the main countries still control a massive amount of influence - this clearly isn't the case with Turkey, which is pretty much irrelevant on the world stage.

Didn't the mighty Mongols crush the Ottoman Empire about 700 hundred years ago?