Last Sunday, a group of hackers took down the website of the Ultimate Fighting Championships. This was a good choice, since it's sparked a week's-worth of enjoyable smack talk from UFC's president, including nerd put-downs and elaborate 9/11 analogies.
It's been eight months since we exposed Silk Road, the underground online marketplace where you can anonymously buy any drug imaginable. After our article, a couple U.S. senators declared war on Silk Road. But it hasn't been shut down. It's bigger than ever, and now you can buy a Glock with your LSD.
The internet is quaking with the news that the hacktivist collective Anonymous plans to "destroy" Facebook on November 5th. We spoke to the Anonymous member who was there at the start of "Operation Facebook," and he told us the whole thing is a misunderstanding that's spiraled crazily out of control.