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Post time 2011-12-31 02:34:12 |Display all floors
Russia Today Anonymous to publish Stratfor emails

29 December, 2011


A treasure-trove of top secret correspondence between security firm Stratfor and millions of contacts is about to be published, a move that hackers say will serve as a smoking gun for several committed crimes.
Activists belonging to the loose-knit online collective Anonymous infiltrated the internal servers of Strategic Forecasting Inc., or Stratfor, earlier this month and published an array of information on the company’s clients, including credit card data, log-ins and passwords. Less than a week after the first bits and pieces were put online, those close to the hack say that millions of emails linking the firm to high-profile customers will soon be made publically available.
Since news of the hack made it to the Web on Christmas Eve, the number of emails obtained has rose from nearly 3 million to now around 5.5 million.
In preparation for the dump of data, Stratfor has said that they will continue to keep their website offline while they look into the hack. The company has repeatedly reached out to its customers, who subscribe to analysis reports on the Web, to apologize for the breach of information. Though they have downplayed the incident and apologized incessantly, a further delay in launching the site suggests that the hack could have been more severe than first though.
"As part of our ongoing investigation, we have also decided to delay the launching of our website until a thorough review and adjustment by outside experts can be completed," Stratfor says in an email.
While the investigation opens up, operatives with Anonymous have credited themselves for the attack, a campaign waged under its Antisec campaign that targets mainstream and allegedly corrupt corporations and exposes them for their lack of online protection. Anonymous op Barrett Brown wrote on the web earlier this week that, “among many other things, a widespread conspiracy by the Justice Department, Bank of America and other parties to attack and discredit WikiLeaks and other activist groups” helped draw the hacktivists towards disrupting Stratfor. As a result of the hack, he said the data obtained “includes correspondence with untold thousands of contacts who have spoken to Stratfor's employees off the record over more than a decade.”
“The Stratfor operation may yield the most revelatory trove of information ever seized by Anonymous,” Brown added in a tweet on Christmas Eve.
Brown said to RT this week that subscribers to Stratfor’s emails should not be concerned over the hack, but rather “It is any of their past email correspondents who might have revealed information that could come back to haunt them who should be concerned for their reputations in such cases, as they might be shown to be culpable for anything that negatively affects the public.”
To the Daily Mail, Brown adds that the emails could “provide the smoking gun for a number of crimes of extraordinary importance.”
“People talking off the record to a think-tank are going to disclose a lot of information. Their identities are likely to be in the emails,” adds Brown.
Anonymous operatives close to the hack say that the emails are expected to be released this week and are in the process of scouring the millions of pieces of correspondence before they are published.

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Post time 2012-3-9 08:15:59 |Display all floors
Anonymous take down anti-virus giant and Vatican, warn of ‘March storm’

Published: 08 March, 2012, 05:17
Edited: 08 March, 2012, 13:33


Hacktivist group Anonymous has launched an online assault on anti-virus company Panda Security after Tuesday’s arrest of members of the hackers’ LulzSec collective. The group also raided the Vatican website in protest against the Catholic Church.

The online attack struck 25 websites belonging to the security firm on Wednesday night, defacing them with messages such as "Love to LulzSec/Antisec fallen friends". Anonymous also made off with the emails, passwords and usernames of over a hundred Panda Security employees, which were subsequently posted online.

Anonymous claim that Panda Security had a hand in the arrests 25 people in Spain and Latin America in February accusing them of snitching to law enforcement organizations in exchange for money.

Panda Security denies these allegations and released a statement saying the hackers had not “breached their internal network” and that no customer data had been tampered with.

The online assault follows the arrest of six suspected members of Anonymous/LulzSec on Tuesday in the UK and US. The arrests are reported to be the product of information handed over to the authorities by one of LulzSec’s leaders, Hector Xavier Monsegur, also known as Sabu, who had been acting as a mole for the authorities since last year.

Following the arrests, Anonymous posted on its Twitter feed: “LulzSec was a group, but Anonymous is a movement. Groups come and go, ideas remain.”
Nothing sacred for Anonymous

Hackers from the Italian branch of the group attacked the Vatican’s website on Wednesday in protest against the Roman Catholic Church’s scandals, liturgies, conservative doctrines and controversial history.

The website was taken down on Wednesday and was inaccessible for hours. A Vatican spokesman said he could not confirm the crash was the work of the hackers, but said technicians were working to get it back up, Reuters reports.

"Anonymous has decided to put your site under siege in response to your doctrine, liturgy and the absurd and anachronistic rules that your profit-making organization spreads around the world," a statement published on the Italian website of the Anonymous group read.

Anonymous has become increasingly associated with international “hacktivism”, staging protests and high-profile cyber-attacks. The group has carried out attacks on scores of organizations, political parties and governments across the world.

The attack on the Holy See website comes as Anonymous warned of a “storm” to come in March.

­“Trust us. You think you've seen the full muscles of #Anonymous up to now? Nah, you ain't seen NOTHING yet. Get ready. #March2012,” the group said on Twitter.
Diane Abbot (British MP): Anglos love playing divide and rule
David Cameron (British PM): Anglos caused most of the world's problems!

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Post time 2012-3-9 21:17:58 |Display all floors
This post was edited by exportedkiwi at 2012-3-9 20:18

So you 2 morons advocate breaking the law and endangering national security right?
In saying this, nobody is, or should be above the law so if some are bought to justice, all well and good but some things, the public doesn't need to know.

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Post time 2012-3-10 01:38:31 |Display all floors
exportedkiwi Post time: 2012-3-9 21:17
So you 2 morons advocate breaking the law and endangering national security right?
In saying this, n ...

law?

whose law nazi?

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Post time 2012-3-10 08:47:56 |Display all floors
exportedkiwi Post time: 2012-3-9 21:17
So you 2 morons advocate breaking the law and endangering national security right?
In saying this, n ...

Hey thievingkiwi (who should leave the Native New Zealanders land), that report is showing internal affairs of you savages.

Nothing to do with us -- it's just an interesting read of how you uncivilized barbarians are turning on each other.
Diane Abbot (British MP): Anglos love playing divide and rule
David Cameron (British PM): Anglos caused most of the world's problems!

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Post time 2012-3-10 08:51:09 |Display all floors
stratfor's site has been open to the public since that hack

the news is inaccurate
(beast ex machina)

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Post time 2012-3-10 11:25:12 |Display all floors
lebeast Post time: 2012-3-10 08:51
stratfor's site has been open to the public since that hack

the news is inaccurate

inaccurate?

what is inaccurate?

you just said it yourself it has been hacked.

hmmmmmmmmm

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