Items tagged with Turkey

If you're looking to get Google all sorts of fired up, here's a surefire way to do it: start screwing with its DNS servers. Turkey has been in the spotlight of late due to its anti-freedom of speech moves of late, starting with a nationwide blocking of Twitter followed by a similar approach to YouTube. Political shots are to blame, as you could probably guess, but many had turned to Google's own DNS servers in order to bypass the various blocks. Which was working great... for a time. Now, Google itself has published a blog saying the following: "We have received several credible reports and confirmed... Read more...
Turkey has set itself up to be hacked, as it has announced it has detained 32 individuals allegedly linked to the hacker group.  Turkey's state run news agency said the arrests took place across 12 cities, including Ankara and Istanbul. Earlier, it was reported that Spain had detained three Anonymous members as well. In reprisal, Anonymous claimed it executed a DDoS attack, taking Spain's National Police website offline. Turkey's action came in response to the hacking of the website of Turkey's Directorate of Telecommunications. Anonymous took that website was down last Thursday as a protest... Read more...
  From the entire HotHardware.com staff, we wish you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!... Read more...