Been waiting for this. Will I have time to write it tomorrow? Not sure.
DBA Press and the Center for Media and Democracy have published FBI records pertaining to Anonymous “hacktivist” group LulzSec. The heavily redacted records were released by the FBI on December 6, 2013, in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request submitted on August 9, 2013.
Some highlights include:
– records that discuss “hacktivist” informant activity reference Backtrace Security, a group that purports to be a spinoff of Anonymous, taking an adversarial stance to the political activities of both Anonymous and LulzSec.
One of the goals of Backtrace Security is to put an end to the current incarnation of Anonymous. Backtrace Security has also attempted to identify members of Lulzsec and shut down their operations.
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– records reference the arrest and subsequent informant activity of Hector Xavier Monsegur. Known as “Sabu,” Monsegur was arrested by federal agents…
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