$670 Billion Served: An Interview with Redhack Hacktivist Collective

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Is it just me, or is Turkey one of the most interesting countries on the planet right now?

Whether it’s indulging in geopolitical gamesmanship over US intervention in Syria, playing the Kurds off against ISIS, dealing with what is beginning to look very much like a nascent civil war, line-editing the nation’s journalists, or simply trying desperately to keep the lid on tensions between secular and religious factions, the government of Turkey has a hand in every important political pot. And they’re all boiling over at once.

Cue Redhack, a truly badass Marxist-Leninist hacking crew that was founded way back in 1997.


They don’t strike often, but when they do, they make it count; in this case, to the tune of $670 billion in electricity bills wiped out. The hack hearkens back to their very first publicly claimed victory: the 2005 attack against the Istanbul Police Department…

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