Definition[edit | edit source]

Anonymous means having an unknown or unacknowledged name.

Anonymous is

[a] state of an individual in which an observer or attacker cannot identify the individual within a set of other individuals (the anonymity set).[1]

Overview[edit | edit source]

Organization[edit | edit source]

Anonymous is the collective name of

"[a] loosely organized activist hacking group responsible for hacking government and other websites they consider to be symbols of authority."[2]
[a]n international group of 4chan hacktivists with a Guy Fawkes mask symbol.[3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Privacy Considerations for Internet Protocols, at 9.
  2. Defending an Open, Global, Secure, and Resilient Internet, at 72.
  3. Bishop Fox, Cybersecurity Style Guide 10 (Ver. 1.1) (June 17, 2018) (full-text).

See also[edit | edit source]

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