is hacktivism as a movement gone for good?
#1
So I was reading these articles that say that hacktivism is more likely to be in a "lull" than a conclusion:

https://www.securityweek.com/hacktivist-...t-2015-ibm

I'm thinking, is hacktivism probably gone for good? Or do you think it can be revived somehow?
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#2
(04-11-2020, 08:48 PM)QMark Wrote: So I was reading these articles that say that hacktivism is more likely to be in a "lull" than a conclusion:

https://www.securityweek.com/hacktivist-...t-2015-ibm

I'm thinking, is hacktivism probably gone for good? Or do you think it can be revived somehow?

Organized hacking groups still exist, so hacktivism is not "gone". Just maybe not hacking stupid things for the lulz.
Many of the people in those groups where young, people who were not sentenced to jail have grown up, got families and responsibilities.

Also, because of how the media has dealt with hacking groups like anonymous, they are totally ridiculed by the mainstream people. So the main interest (or what I can imagine the main interest was for the members) of getting recognition is totally destroyed.
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(04-12-2020, 11:18 AM)enmafia2 Wrote:
(04-11-2020, 08:48 PM)QMark Wrote: So I was reading these articles that say that hacktivism is more likely to be in a "lull" than a conclusion:

https://www.securityweek.com/hacktivist-...t-2015-ibm

I'm thinking, is hacktivism probably gone for good? Or do you think it can be revived somehow?

Organized hacking groups still exist, so hacktivism is not "gone". Just maybe not hacking stupid things for the lulz.
Many of the people in those groups where young, people who were not sentenced to jail have grown up, got families and responsibilities.

Also, because of how the media has dealt with hacking groups like anonymous, they are totally ridiculed by the mainstream people. So the main interest (or what I can imagine the main interest was for the members) of getting recognition is totally destroyed.

Ok so then your saying there’s not a lot of people who are interested anymore. Like if it happened once why can’t it happen again?

A lot of experts think it’s just a “lull” in hacktivist activity and not a conclusion and that there are already signs of remewed interest.
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