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Th3J35t3r on Krypt3ia - AKA Scot Terban

April 24, 2012 Added by:ʞɔopuooq ʇuıɐs

I would like to state that although everything above is factually true, I am in no way inferring that Mr Terban is in any way supportive of Jihad, quite the opposite. I have been ignoring his rants for a long time and felt that now was a good time to address him...

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The SANS Report: The Jester: A Lesson in Asymmetric Warfare

March 05, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

Asymmetric Warfare Or Annoyance? Perhaps Jester has done things in the background we do not know about and he has not reported to the media, perhaps not. Overall though, the most creative thing he has done is to poison the LOIC. THIS was a real coup and I do appreciate that one...

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Hacktivist "The Jester" Draws Crowd at Hacker Halted

October 31, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The Jester had alluded to the fact that he may have actually been physically present at the conference by apparently hiding an encrypted message in one of the conference rooms, tweeting "left a little something under the projector in Alhambra SCADA room. Tweet me a photo of what's there"...

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LulzSec Attacks CIA Website, Taunts The Jester

June 16, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The hacker collective known as LulzSec conducted a successful attack against a public-facing website of the CIA on Wednesday. The DDoS attack, which caused periodic outages, was announced with a Twitter message from the group stating, "Tango down - cia.gov - for the lulz..."

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Hacktivist Maintains Attack on Westboro Baptist Church

March 24, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The DoS attacks against WBC sites have now exceeded one month in duration. The Jester uses a DoS tool called XerXeS to perform an application level attack which can be performed by a single low-spec machine with relatively few packets, whereas traditional TCP-based attacks require multiple machines...

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Assault on Westboro Baptist Church Website Continues

March 08, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The sustained DoS attack, which began on February 21st, represents a record for the Hactivist who is best known for repeated DoS attacks on militant Jihadi websites, as well as an attack on the WikiLeaks website in late November that forced the organization to shuffle Internet hosting providers...

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Hacktivists Deface Westboro Baptist Church Website

February 25, 2011 Added by:Headlines

That both The Jester and Anonymous attacked Westboro Baptist Church websites this week represents a very strange convergence, and the prospect that two highly active hacktivist camps might find more common ground is tantalizing to say the least...

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Did WikiLeaks Hacker The Jester Pull Police Raid Hoax?

December 02, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

The Jester was angry enough with militants recruiting for jihad and about the WikiLeaks disclosures to launch a DoS attacks on their sites, so why was he not very peeved about an impostor using his name to scam money? The logical conclusion might be that The Jester himself is the hoaxer...

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Amazon Boots WikiLeaks After Relentless Attacks

December 01, 2010 Added by:Headlines

The Associated Press is reporting that Amazon has ceased hosting the beleaguered WikiLeaks after relentless denial of service (DoS) attacks against the whistleblower website...

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Hacker "The Jester" Reports Raid By Law Enforcement

December 01, 2010 Added by:Headlines

There are unconfirmed reports that infamous anti-jihadi hacker The Jester (th3j35t3r), who earlier this week claimed responsibility for a denial of service attack that temporarily disabled the WikiLeaks website, was the subject of a search and equipment seizure by law enforcement...

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WikiLeaks Suffers a Second More Powerful DoS Attack

November 30, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

The WikiLeaks Twitter account displays the messages, "We are currently under another DDoS attack," and "DDoS attack now exceeding 10 Gigabits a second," which dwarfs the 2-4 Gbps attack perpetrated by self-proclaimed "patriot hacker" known only as The Jester (th3j35t3r)...

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The Jester Hits WikiLeaks Site With XerXeS DoS Attack

November 29, 2010 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

Infamous hacker The Jester is claiming responsibility for a DoS attack that disabled WikiLeaks hours before the release of thousands of documents. The WikiLeaks Twitter account said, "We are currently under a mass distributed denial of service attack," for several hours on Sunday...

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