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Anti-Nazi hacktivists vow to continue cyberwar

The Local · 13 Apr 2012, 15:57

Published: 13 Apr 2012 15:57 GMT+02:00

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Prolific hackers affiliated with the Anonymous group have been waging an unrelenting campaign against right wing websites dubbed 'Operation Blitzkrieg'. They have breached servers belonging to the extreme right National Democratic Party (NPD) and the illegal Blood and Honour group, leaking personal details of thousands of members.

And despite threats from the right, their campaign will continue, as they remain unfazed by a recent spate of arrests targeting hackers.

“Operation Blitzkrieg is designed to be a long-term op,” their anonymous spokesperson explained. “As long as the Nazis are present in the interwebs we will fight against them.

“The campaign in the internet is important. It’s also relevant that the people go on the street and demonstrate against them,” the spokesperson said.

Using Twitter to keep their fans updated, the Operation Blitzkrieg hackers openly boast of their exploits and post leaked files from their 'Nazi leaks' on their website.

One major leak has included the personal details of hundreds of customers of the infamous Thor Steinar brand, which recently attempted to open a controversial new ‘Brevik’ store in Chemnitz.

“We were surprised after the release of Nazi-leaks that there were so many "famous" people who purchased in the Nazi shops," the spokesman said.

“So we release the dumps and the global community check the lists; thousands eyes are better than just a few.”

’Important to know your enemy’

“We check the Data packages before we release them. It’s very important that you know who your enemy is… You as a citizen need to know that information,” the spokesman added.

The group has been carrying out regular attacks, posting frequent dumps of stolen information and taking down a different far right website each Friday.

“We celebrate every Friday the #fucknazifriday we hijack the servers of the nazis, leak their databases and deface their pages with some lulz."

Price on their heads

This has annoyed the far-right so much that messages have been posted on the right-wing Altermedia site offering a reward for any information about the identity of the hackers.

The hackers say they are now operating across several European countries as well as Brazil and are still building their hacking network, although German websites remain their primary targets.

Operation Blitzkrieg leaks have revealed links between the Britain's BNP and US extremists, who praised Nick Griffin as the ‘greatest white activist in the world’.

Hackers also released copies of voicemails and emails between white nationalist groups and US Presidential candidate Ron Paul's campaign staff. The group says there are more revelations to come.

“Operation Blitzkrieg was founded in February 2011 and went public in May. We have access to many fascist email accounts we haven't released yet," the spokesman said.

“For a while we will gather that data and when we have what we want, we will release it for the public. Expect us!

“Fascist Parties are all over the world. The focus is everywhere. Guys from Sweden, Finland, Brazil and France also work within this operation.”

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Operation Blitzkrieg is the latest in a long line of hacking campaigns carried out under the Anonymous banner that have previously seen disparate targets like the CIA and Syrian government targeted.

Hacktivists are believed to be responsible for over half the data stolen online in 2011 according to a report released by Verizon working alongside the United States Secret Service.

Yet despite their prolific hacking they remain confident they will not have their identities revealed like the hacking group Lulzsec, whose leader Sabu recently came out as an FBI informant.

“The goal is not to get busted at all."

“We're sure that they all are keen to fuck us, so we take care. Furthermore Sabu may have been leader of some, but not of us.

“We are all security experts and know what we have to do to be anonymous in the internet. There are a few rules you have to follow and you are a ghost. We live in the interwebs. They are just using it.”

Brian Whelan/The Local

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19:29 April 13, 2012 by derExDeutsche
Seems to me, the far-left could also use some hacking.
21:21 April 13, 2012 by Sayer
Doesn't all this hacking constitute criminal activity here in Germany? Or it is only for those who ask difficult questions or have opinions we don't agree with? Because someone else told us to. Remember, when you identify those you cannot criticize, then you have identified those who control your society.
23:51 April 13, 2012 by ChuChu
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23:58 April 13, 2012 by derExDeutsche
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00:22 April 14, 2012 by JasonTalks
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00:43 April 14, 2012 by vvvpr
"Anonymous" may once have been a homogenous band of high-minded hacktivist heroes working selflessly for the greater good. But sadly, that ship has sailed.

"Anonymous" has been occupied. And no longer just by web warriors laying waste to websites of the wicked, computer wizards worming their way into the iPhones of "Internet Security" frauds, or digital do-gooders doxing Congressional dolts and other corporate-controlled degenerates.

Like Al Qaeda, Anonymous is no longer a band. Like Al Qaeda, Anonymous is now just a brand. Like Al Qaeda, Anonymous is the boogeyman. What "Al Qaida Terrorism" did for the corporate cartel controlling America's Military Industrial Complex, "Anonymous Hacktivism" will do for that same corporate cartel's Terrorism Industrial Complex, the vastness and taxpayer cost of which - if ever disclosed - would certainly defy comprehension. Here is the awful, ugly truth:

05:04 April 14, 2012 by rumblerabbit
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06:42 April 14, 2012 by Joho
rumblerabbit and JasonTalks you can't have it both ways... What about Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, North and South America. Genocide has already wiped out all the native population in most of these countries by that hands of the foreign white population. There are plenty of whites living in Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong....Life is too short anyways, who really cares, I'm wearing green pants at the moment I thought I put that in hahahha.
12:34 April 14, 2012 by joysonabraham

"What if I said there was this RACE problem and this RACE problem would be solved only if hundreds of millions of non-blacks were brought into EVERY black country and ONLY into black countries?"

Don't you know for many hundreds of years non-blacks where brought into every black country and only into black countries. But the problem was they never intermarried en masse instead they looted what ever possible from the non-white countries including the flush and borns of the people (i mean slavery).

Things are not like what you depict @JasonTalks. What you say is just the way you like to see it.

And by the way japan and south east Asian countries never did this to non white lands . True that japan tried to rule areas around its periphery(areas inhabited by similar races though and it was just expansion of territory rather than looting resources) .

Its time people needs to forget all these stuffs for the better common good though.
16:44 April 14, 2012 by Kennneth Ingle
There are many people who, perhaps in their own minds, mean well, but end up creating more harm than would have occurred without their activities.

This is not only the case with governments ­ such as that of Britain, which keeps sending troops into countries where they are neither needed nor wanted ­ or of religious leaders who believe God has sent them to save the world (often with violent methods), but also often young people who have been fed with half-truths and politically manipulated accounts of passed and present events.

One problem is, that from the extreme left, everything other than communism would appear to be far right. It has often been observed, how persons who themselves were oppressed by the Nazis ­ for example members of the Catholic church, many of whom were imprisoned ­ were later accused of being advocates of the very system which they had passively or actively resisted.

While Neo-Nazis may in many ways be a danger to the political structures, as these currently are, it would be just as hazardous were we to close our eyes to other forms of extremism. The use of stones and Molotov- cocktails against the police comes seldom, if at all, from right wing groups.

The misuse of internet to cause harm to others, whether on a psychological or physical basis, is definitely more of a crime than to raise a hand or draw a swastika. Those, who believe they have the right to judge others without fair trial, should perhaps first examine their own source of information and form of response
02:49 April 15, 2012 by derExDeutsche
'¦quot;We are all security experts and know what we have to do to be anonymous in the internet. There are a few rules you have to follow and you are a ghost. We live in the interwebs. They are just using it.¦quot;'

hahaha. so full of it...

10:51 April 15, 2012 by VictimEuropa
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