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FBI Issues Press Release on Anonymous - LulzSec Arrests

March 06, 2012 Added by:Headlines

Four Principal Members of “Anonymous” and “LulzSec” charged with computer hacking and fifth member pleads guilty; “AntiSec” member also charged with stealing confidential information from approximately 860,000 clients and subscribers of Stratfor...

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Aaron Barr Terminated for Obsession with Anonymous

January 23, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"When I hired Aaron about eight months ago, it was under the perception that we were going to be able to help the NSA with some things relating to national security, not with Anonymous and social groups," John Sayres, the company's founder said...

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Top Ten Information Security Events from 2011

January 03, 2012 Added by:Headlines

As 2011 was such an eventful year where security is concerned, no doubt many readers will point to numerous instances where they feel an episode was overlooked that should have been included in the top ten - but hey, you have to draw the line somewhere...

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Want the Source Code to Stuxnet? Come and Get It

October 20, 2011 Added by:Joel Langill

Though this does not reflect true "source code", it does provide high-level language which can be re-compiled for another purpose. I reviewed much of the code, and though it did not contain 100% of the Stuxnet functionality, it did contain a large portion of the working malware...

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Cyber War Will Not Take Place

October 20, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle

This is, hands down, one of the best arguments I have seen that there has been no cyber war in the past, there currently is no cyber war going on today, and a cyber war will probably not take place in the future...

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HBGary CEO Hoglund: China is Top Threat to Security

October 12, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"China. There's a kind of cyber Cold War going on right now. I see it every day. The trouble, he says, is that few are willing to admit it. Most security companies won't come out and say it. The [US] government won't seem to out them for what they're doing either..."

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DEFCON Panel: Confronting Aaron Barr, Anonymous, and Ourselves

August 08, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

Within the security community, we now face a paradigm shift that only recently has exploded onto the collective conscious. We are the new front line on the 5th battlespace. Terrorists, Spies, Nation States, Individuals, Corporations, and now ‘collectives’ are all waging war online...

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DEFCON Panel: Anonymous and LulzSec Are Everywhere

August 08, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“We have an opportunity to not just cause chaos, but to cause organized chaos. I’m suggesting the actions in pursuit of their own goal compromise their goal. There’s a way to render more specific what they want to accomplish," said panelist Josh Corman, research director at the 451 Group...

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Infosec Island's Scot Terban Replaces Aaron Barr at DEFCON

August 05, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"I look forward to talking about the hubris of LulzSec, Aaron Barr, and Anonymous as well as discuss the issues surrounding them. Cyber activism (hacktivism) is in its infancy and will likely turn into the next level of terrorism," Terban told Infosec Island...

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Former HBGary Federal CEO Withdraws from DEFCON Panel

July 28, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"HBGary's choice to go the legal route to block Aaron from speaking in general about topics that are relevant to our industry is sad, and demonstrates that HBGary is not committed to advancing the information security field." Attrition.org's 'Jericho' told Infosec Island...

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Password Hash: It's Okay to Inhale...

July 18, 2011 Added by:Vulcan Mindm3ld

The recent IRC Federal and HBGary SQL injection vulnerabilities allowed attackers access to a username/password table stored in the database. IRC Federal's “experts” simply stored unencrypted passwords while HBGary's “expert” third-party developers implemented unsalted, non-iterated MD5...

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UPDATED: LIGATT's LulzSec Investigation PR Was Fake

June 07, 2011 Added by:Headlines

UPDATE: LIGATT Security's Gregory Evans returned Infosec Island's phone call regarding an article we ran based on a press release issued at Free Press Release. Evans confirmed that the press release was fake, and was not drafted or submitted my LIGATT security staff as indicated...

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Anonymous Responds to NATO Threats

June 06, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Do not make the mistake of challenging Anonymous. Do not make the mistake of believing you can behead a headless snake. If you slice off one head of Hydra, ten more heads will grow in its place. If you cut down one Anon, ten more will join us purely out of anger..."

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NATO Threatens to "Persecute" Anonymous Hacktivists

June 02, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"It remains to be seen how much time Anonymous has for pursuing such paths. The longer these attacks persist the more likely countermeasures will be developed, implemented, the groups will be infiltrated and perpetrators persecuted..."

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AnonOps Network Pwned - Warned of Insider Threat

May 09, 2011 Added by:Headlines

It looks as if AnonOps has been pwned. Reports had surfaced that the hactktivist network AnonOps, which provides communication services used by the rogue movement Anonymous, is apparently battling threats to the integrity of their systems from a disgruntled insider...

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HBGary's Open Letter to Customers and the Defense Marketplace

April 15, 2011 Added by:Headlines

While some details seem to jibe with the information contained in the tens-of-thousands of leaked emails, the letter for the most part just comes off as a generic attempt to rewrite the record and further distance HBGary Inc. from the activities of Aaron Barr and HBGary Federal..

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