The latest batch of Anonymous hacktivists who took part in the 2010 Operation Payback against copyright organizations, law firms, US politicians, and financial and e-payment organizations, has been indicted last week in Virginia.
Hacker collective Anonymous has apparently leaked a file which supposedly contains personal details of every employee of the US Federal Reserve Bank - names, job titles, email addresses, phone numbers, and more.
In order to better understand the nature of the cyber threat, security professionals need to act more like criminal investigators, and consider means, motive, and opportunity.
Jeremy Hammond (aka "Anarchaos"), the Anonymous hacker that was charged last year with crimes relating to the December 2011 hack of Strategic Forecasting (“Stratfor”) and public dissemination of information obtained through this hack, has pleaded guilty on Tuesday.
The U.S. military, under whose command is the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base and the infamous prison of the same name that currently houses over 150 prisoners, has decided to shut down its wireless service inside the prison and the base.