A decade since ‘the year of the hacktivist’, online protests look set to return

Vasileios Karagiannopoulos, University of Portsmouth Many of us vaguely remember the word “hacktivism” from a decade ago. This was a time before serious ransomware attacks dominated current cybersecurity concerns, when certain hacking techniques were being used to send political messages to governmental and corporate entities. Hacktivism has since retreated as a form of protest, in… Continue reading A decade since ‘the year of the hacktivist’, online protests look set to return