Blog Posts Tagged with "AntiSec"

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The Next Generation Search Engine Hacking Arsenal

January 14, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

LulzSec and Anonymous use Google Hacking as a means of identifying vulnerable targets, as it provides a complete and regularly updated source of sensitive info. Developers and sysadmins who want to deploy applications on cloud infrastructures should be aware...

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AntiSec, Stratfor, and the Coming Insurrection

January 04, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

It may be that you invited a stranger into your home and said stranger, as I warned at DEFCON, may not have your interests in mind. The idea of Anonymous I think has been co-opted by those who have a larger political agenda that is not your own. It may be one that will do you harm...

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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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Hacktivism: The End Result Versus the End Goal

December 31, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los

Unless your cave doesn't get the news, you've seen the barrage of and hacking over the past several months. If experience teaches us anything these folks are holding the final nail in the coffin of Internet freedom as it's driven in by the government they fear...

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On 2011: The Year of System Failure

December 30, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

If you really want to see why so much has happened with Anonymous, WikiLeaks, Manning, and OWS you need only look toward Capitol Hill and smell the rank problem that is our governing body. We have are at an apex that has reached the lows of the Roman empire in its decline...

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Anonymous and AntiSec: Mixing Metaphors Can Lead to Trouble

December 01, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

It seems that much of the recent OP’s like Robin Hood are just dysfunctional ideas. And the videos are getting closer to the jihadi videos that AQ has been putting out over the years. The same graphics, the same music, the same metaphor and rhetoric with a tinge of threat...

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Moralizing, Anonymous, and Digital Vigilantism

October 30, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

It would seem that Anonymous, Antisec, and LulzSec have already decided to take up the mantle of vigilante’s already. However, the targets have been, for the most part, varied parties that could be seen as hapless victims or as malefactors, it all depends on the point of view really...

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Anonymous: Insidiae, Psychologia, Et Liber Pericula

September 20, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

Collectively, groups like Anonymous can manifest a sociopathic or psychopathic potential in certain circumstances. In the case of the actions of Anonymous actors online in their dialogues and statements, they manifest key features of what is considered psychopathic behaviors...

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Linking Cyberspace and 4th Generation Warfare - Act Deux

September 09, 2011 Added by:Don Eijndhoven

It is easily conceivable that online collectives such as Anonymous and LulzSec, who are known to harbor militant types, will eventually get bored with relatively innocuous attacks and start targeting digital weak points to critical infrastructure to bring their point across...

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The Growth of Cyber Terror

September 07, 2011 Added by:Craig S Wright

SCADA systems and other critical infrastructure is taken for granted and we forget just how much of our lives are managed through private systems. Exploits have been noted as being of critical concern in US government briefs. We also forget that SCADA systems are connected to the world...

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DHS Issues Security Bulletin on Anonymous Hackers

September 06, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"These attacks have the potential to result in serious harm, particularly to Law Enforcement... Also, this assessment does not take into account the possibility of a higher-level actor providing Anonymous, LulzSec or a similar group with more advanced capabilities..."

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Explaining Anonymous, LulzSec, and AntiSec Animus

August 22, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

Virtual Arkham: Explaining Anonymous, LulzSec, and AntiSec Animus in Our Digital Gotham City: Increasingly over the last year or two I have been seeing analogies both literally, and figuratively between the forces at play and all of it is directly affected by the comic book world of Batman...

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AntiSec Hackers Release Sensitive VDI Documents

August 19, 2011 Added by:Headlines

AntiSec hackers have made good on their threat to release sensitive emails and documents stolen in an operation against defense contractor VDI, revealing evidence that financial giant Merrill Lynch may have tipped off VDI about S&P plans to downgrade the U.S. government's credit rating...

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The Real Consequences of an Anonymous Data Leak

August 17, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los

I know many of my colleagues in infosec sympathize with the Anonymous cause, because it's not too difficult to do so. While I won't comment on how I feel about that - I can tell you I absolutely do not condone the reckless actions and short-sighted activity that leads to more harm than good...

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Vanguard Defense Industries Hit by AntiSec Hackers

August 16, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The AntiSec hacker collective has breached the email accounts of defense contractor Vanguard Defense Industries. The firm was targeted due to their relationships with law enforcement agencies, and the attackers plan to release several thousand emails and documents that were stolen in the operation...

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Anonymous Threatens to "Destroy" Facebook

August 10, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Facebook is the opposite of the Antisec cause. You are not safe from them nor from any government. One day you will look back on this and realise what we have done here is right, you will thank the rulers of the internet, we are not harming you but saving you..."

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