The famous world class hacking group, Anonymous has posted a Youtube video on their coming operation which is destroy, or should I say hack the world top social network Facebook on 05 November 2011. For those who does not know who is the Anonymous, I can give a brief introduction about them. Anonymous is a self -proclaimed ethereal hacktivist who often name all their hacking project as an ‘Operation’. Due to the lack of information provided around the world, they are known as someone who has a computer, internet connection, video editing, voice synthesizer and the ability to upload videos on Youtube. Why I say so is because they usually announce their target by posting creepy video on Youtube. And for the record, they had already hacked many government website including Malaysia Government and also other giant companies like Sony. Their coming operation most probably be named Operation Facebook is already on Youtube and here is a piece of it.
Why Anonymous Choose to Kill Facebook?
Unlike Anonymous, I don’t have good video editing skill. Hence I am not capable enough to insert the subtitle into the video but you can read the entire message here:
Attention citizens of the world,
We wish to get your attention, hoping you heed the warnings as follows:
Your medium of communication you all so dearly adore will be destroyed. If you are a willing hacktivist or a guy who just wants to protect the freedom of information then join the cause and kill facebook for the sake of your own privacy.
Facebook has been selling information to government agencies and giving clandestine access to information security firms so that they can spy on people from all around the world. Some of these so-called whitehat infosec firms are working for authoritarian governments, such as those of Egypt and Syria.
Everything you do on Facebook stays on Facebook regardless of your “privacy” settings, and deleting your account is impossible, even if you “delete” your account, all your personal info stays on Facebook and can be recovered at any time. Changing the privacy settings to make your Facebook account more “private” is also a delusion. Facebook knows more about you than your family.
You cannot hide from the reality in which you, the people of the internet, live in. Facebook is the opposite of the Antisec cause. You are not safe from them nor from any government. One day you will look back on this and realise what we have done here is right, you will thank the rulers of the internet, we are not harming you but saving you.
The riots are underway. It is not a battle over the future of privacy and publicity. It is a battle for choice and informed consent. It’s unfolding because people are being raped, tickled, molested, and confused into doing things where they don’t understand the consequences. Facebook keeps saying that it gives users choices, but that is completely false. It gives users the illusion of and hides the details away from them “for their own good” while they then make millions off of you. When a service is “free,” it really means they’re making money off of you and your information.
Think for a while and prepare for a day that will go down in history. November 5 2011, #opfacebook . Engaged.
This is our world now. We exist without nationality, without religious bias. We have the right to not be surveilled, not be stalked, and not be used for profit. We have the right to not live as slaves.
We are anonymous
We are legion
We do not forgive
We do not forget
Anonymous Hack Facebook – My Verdict
In fact, you can actually agree with the fact given by Anonymous. The phrase that quoted by them “Facebook knows more about you than your family” makes perfect sense as whatever you share or keep inside your Facebook account, your family might not know. On the other hand, Facebook database got everything that you shared. You might not even sure whether Facebook will use your information to do anything or not. One thing I realize is that they have cool ending in all their videos and probably one day I’m gonna make one for my blog as well. So let’s see what Anonymous will do to Facebook on the 5th of November 2011.
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