Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th Feb 2011 22:53 UTC
In the News "Internet vigilante group Anonymous turned its sights on security firm HBGary on Sunday evening in an attempt to "teach [HBGary] a lesson you'll never forget." The firm had been working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to unmask members of Anonymous following the group's pro-WikiLeaks attacks on financial services companies, and was prepared to release its findings next week."
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Try again
by Barnabyh on Tue 8th Feb 2011 11:53 UTC
Barnabyh
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2006-02-06

>But now, we have a situation where they’re committing a federal crime, stealing private data and posting it on a torrent," Hoglund said.<

Well, good luck catching them then, harhar >:).

I particularly like this bit:

"You brought this upon yourself. You've tried to bite at the Anonymous hand, and now the Anonymous hand is bitch-slapping you in the face. You expected a counter-attack in the form of a verbal braul (as you so eloquently put it in one of your private emails), but now you've received the full fury of Anonymous. We award you no points.

What you seem to have failed to realize is that, just because you have the title and general appearence of a "security" company, you're nothing compared to Anonymous. You have little to no security knowledge. Your business thrives off charging ridiclous prices for simple things like NMAPs, and you don't deserve praise or even recognition as security experts. And now you turn to Anonymous for fame and attention? You're a pathetic gathering of media-whoring money-grabbing sycophants who want to reel in business for your equally pathetic company."

So good old Anarcho-Punk is alive and well, it just moved onto the internet. Bite the hand that feeds you sh#t and all.

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RE: Try again
by 3rdalbum on Tue 8th Feb 2011 14:09 in reply to "Try again"
3rdalbum Member since:
2008-05-26

"What you seem to have failed to realize is that, just because you have the title and general appearence of a "security" company, you're nothing compared to Anonymous. You have little to no security knowledge."


Hypocrites. Anonymous is nothing but a bunch of overexcited script kiddies, lead by a couple of people who know how to do a basic DoS attack, and who (until recently?) claimed that there was no organisation behind it; that all these people all independently decided to DoS those targets.

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RE: Try again
by sorpigal on Tue 8th Feb 2011 15:13 in reply to "Try again"
sorpigal Member since:
2005-11-02

"Before this, what these guys were doing was technically illegal, but it was in direct support of a government whistle blower. But now, we have a situation where they’re committing a federal crime, stealing private data and posting it on a torrent," Hoglund said.

All I can say is "youmustbenewhere.jpg"

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