You didn’t think Anonymous would stand idly by after the arrests of several members of the hacker collective’s extended network, did you? Well, it didn’t. On Friday, news broke that AntiSec, an Anonymous spinoff group, had struck at two companies in retaliation for the LulzSec bust that happened earlier in the week.
PC Mag’s “Security Watch”:
Days after hacking into Panda Security, on Friday, Anonymous offshoot AntiSec defaced the website of a New York City police equipment supplier and published additional outdated Symantec source code.
The two attacks on Friday (#FFF) were in protest of the arrests of five LulzSec members earlier this week, based in the U.K., New York, Chicago, and Ireland. Fox News revealed that former LulzSec ringleader Sabu, a 28-year-old single father living in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York City, had served as an FBI informant for several months.