How 4Chan Made Kim Jong Un Time Readers' Person of the Year

Kim Jong Un invented time travel, cured cancer, cloned a wooly mammoth, and became the first male human to give birth, which is exactly why he's Time's 2012 man of the year. Wait, that's the North Korean version of the story. In reality, 4Chan just manipulated the vote.
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Lulzsec Hackers Go to War with 4chan

The celebrity hacking group Lulz Security borrows its name and aesthetics from the roiling message board 4chan. But now the group has declared war on 4chan and its users—many of whom identify with the hacking group Anonymous—pissing off the nerds who are most likely to support their online shenanigans. » 6/15/11 6:00pm 6/15/11 6:00pm

WikiLeaks Supporters Have Begun DDoS Attacks Against Fax Machines

After focusing on the PayPal, VISA, MasterCard, and Amazon websites, the members of 4chan-affiliated group Anonymous have decided to pick a new target for an unorthodox DDoS attack: Fax machines belonging to corporations which they believe are against WikiLeaks' mission. » 12/13/10 11:40pm 12/13/10 11:40pm

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Coming Right Up Edition

In today's Remainders: the upcoming. The Spring Design E-Reader, soon to be available for presale; 4chan's mainstream embrace, as signaled by their Jeopardy mention; an idiotic Mall Cop's impending termination; a backlash to RFID gravestones, and more. » 2/24/10 5:30pm 2/24/10 5:30pm