FBI arrests 16 in Anonymous hacking investigation

from CNET
by Elinor Mills

Sixteen people were arrested in the United States today in
connection with hacking attacks by the Anonymous group of online activists, as well as one person in the UK and four people in the Netherlands, the US Department of Justice said …

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LulzSec gone, Anonymous back; releases files from U.S. Counter Terrorist Program

By IBTimes Staff Reporter | June 27, 2011 7:32 AM EDT
Hacking group LulzSec went out of the scene, but another collective of hackers, Anonymous, continues with its job. The hacking group has released a set of files containing documents and links to security and hacking resources on the internet. The released files also include various hacking and counter hacking tools along with the addresses of FBI bureaus in the U.S.

The size of the released file is 625 MB, and it seems to have come from the U.S. FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Counter Terrorism Defence Initiative training program. Although the hackers linked to the CDI SENTINAL program page, they didn’t mention the exact source of the file, ITProPortal reported.

http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/169946/20110627/lulzsec-lulz-security-anonymous-released-a-set-of-files-containing-documents


IMF Makes Progress on Hacking Investigation

from Mobiledia
The cyber-attack on the IMF, which oversees the financial condition of its
187 member nations, comes after the institution took precautions in
response to a threat from hacking group Anonymous. The hackers said they
would target the IMF’s website, …
http://www.mobiledia.com/news/95269.html


Electronic Arts’ BioWare unit hacked

from CNNMoney
This week, hacking groups Lulz Security and Anonymous announced they have
teamed up to target governments around the globe in what they’re calling
“Operation Anti-Security.” Also this week, cloud storage site Dropbox
revealed a glitch that let visitors …
http://money.cnn.com/2011/06/24/technology/electronic_arts_hack/


Hacked Memos of State Police in Arizona Are Released

from the New York Times
Two online collectives, Anonymous and LulzSec, have claimed responsibility
for a string of Internet attacks in recent months, bringing down Web sites
and hacking into corporate and government systems. The attacks by LulzSec,
the newer group, …
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/25/us/25hack.html


Anonymous, LulzSec bring bragging rights back to hacking, CTO says

from Network World
By Tim Greene, Network World
Hactivist groups such as Anonymous and LulzSec hearken back to earlier days when Web attacks were done for bragging rights, not profits, says the new CTO of incident-response, forensics company Mandiant. …
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/062311-mandiant-hactivists.html


Arrest Puts Spotlight on Brazen Hacking Group LulzSec

from New York Times
Matt Dunham/Associated Press
Two online collectives, Anonymous and LulzSec, have claimed responsibility for a string of Internet attacks in recent months, bringing down Web sites and hacking into corporate and government systems. …
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/24/technology/24hack.html