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It's ok. All will be fine, as long as you just continue licking on that anonymous lollipop that has been placed in front of you. Do not concern yourself with the details, such as where this lollipop actually came from, and how many others have already touched it.
Originally posted by dalan.
Or maybe its because some people aren't tarded enough to fall into the belief that there is a group called anonymous. But, the people who actually hang out on the "anonymous" forums would know that.
Originally posted by pteridine
The effect of this will be to limit the size and capability of such groups now that future participants know that there is a possibility of being outed in a sting operation.
I expect a move out of the projects for hacker leader and possibly a job using the skills with a cyber group of some sort. Caring for family outweighs causes and slogans.
United states district court
sourthern district of new york
United sates of america
Hector xavier monsegur
a/k/a "Xavier DeLeon"
This post is just to jot down interest bits of info on the Sabu arrest. All the good stories with details appear in the first few hours, then the Internet fills up with crud, and I can no longer find the original stories via Google.
Another lesson about the FBI is that this is how they always work. You don't expect arrests right away after a major hack. Instead, the FBI will plod along for a year infiltrating as much of the organization as they can, turning key members, gathering hard evidence, and THEN they swoop in and gather everyone up.
The suspected ringleader of the Anonymous offshoot group LulzSec, Hector Xavier Monsegur and his web minions had just completed a month-long reign of terror, hacking the CIA, Fox, Sony and several financial institutions, causing, according to some estimates, billions of dollars in damage around the world.
Monsegur was quietly arrested on aggravated identity theft charges and released on bail. On Aug. 15 he pleaded guilty to a dozen counts of hacking-related charges and agreed to cooperate with the FBI. Monsegur went right on living in the unit he shared with the children, supporting them, five brothers and a sister and living off public assistance, according to those who know him.
MONSEGUR, 28, of New York, New York, pled guilty to three counts of computer hacking conspiracy, five counts of computer hacking, one count of computer hacking in furtherance of fraud, one count of conspiracy to commit access device fraud, one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, and one count of aggravated identity theft. He faces a maximum sentence of 124 years and six months in prison.
ACKROYD, 23, of Doncaster, United Kingdom; DAVIS, 29, of Lerwick, Shetland Islands, United Kingdom; and MARTYN, 25, of Galway, Ireland, each are charged with two counts of computer hacking conspiracy. Each conspiracy count carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.
O’CEARRBHAIL, 19, of Birr, Ireland, is charged in the indictment with one count of computer hacking conspiracy, for which he faces 10 years in prison. He is also charged in the complaint with one count of intentionally disclosing an unlawfully intercepted wire communication, for which he faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison.
HAMMOND, 27, of Chicago, Illinois, is charged with one count of computer hacking conspiracy, one count of computer hacking, and one count of conspiracy to commit access device fraud. Each count carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.
DAVIS is separately facing criminal charges in the United Kingdom, which remain pending, and ACKROYD is being interviewed today by the Police Central e-crime Unit in the United Kingdom.
O’CEARRBHAIL was arrested today by the Garda.
Emergency Christmas Anonymous Press Release ------------------------------------------- 12/25/2011
THE STRATFOR HACK IS NOT THE WORK OF ANONYMOUS
Stratfor is an open source intelligence agency, publishing daily reports on data collected from the open internet. Hackers claiming to be Anonymous have distorted this truth in order to further their hidden agenda, and some Anons have taken the bait.
The leaked client list represents subscribers to a daily publication which is the primary service of Stratfor. Stratfor analysts are widely considered to be extremely unbiased. Anonymous does not attack media sources. In this excerpt from Time, there is a brief description of how Stratfor analysts uncovered a possible US backed coup in Iraq preceding the US invasion.
"In the past month Stratfor has drawn attention to a carefully assembled open-source report that asserted that last month's attack on Iraq wasn't intended just to punish Saddam Hussein for blowing off U.N. weapons inspectors. By sorting through thousands of pieces of publicly available data--from Middle East newspapers to Iraqi-dissident news--Stratfor analysts developed a theory that the attacks were actually designed to mask a failed U.S.-backed coup. In two striking, contrarian intelligence briefs released on the Internet on Jan. 5 and Jan. 6, Stratfor argued that Saddam's lightning restructuring of the Iraqi military, followed by executions of the army's Third Corps commanders, was evidence that the coup had been suppressed. Predictably, U.S. officials said the report was wrong."
Stratfor has been purposefully misrepresented by these so-called Anons and portrayed in false light as a company which engages in activity similar to HBGary. Sabu and his crew are nothing more than opportunistic attention whores who are possibly agent provocateurs. As a media source, Stratfor's work is protected by the freedom of press, a principle which Anonymous values greatly.
This hack is most definitely not the work of Anonymous.
We are Anonymous
We do not forgive
We do not forget
Originally posted by DrNotforhire
I bet they threatened him with Gitmo and he rolled over so fast.. The rest arent going to be so lucky...
It seems the FBI used his children against him, blackmailing him against a jail charge and losing access to his children.
Notes: Python, php, perl. Politically motivated even in years past. Active in AOL ‘hacking’ scene during 90s. Searches reveal several published vulnerablities, exploits and code from 90s and on, including AOL. Intelligent writer when publicly speaking but when in private conversations and non-public forums frequently uses slang normally associated with African-Americans and Puerto Ricans. Consistent dialect and word usage throughout old and new writings. Associated with other hackers from same era, many references to Nullbyte aka Haris Tahir
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The conference call revealed a plan by UK investigators to intentionally delay several current court cases against accused Anonymous members for up to eight weeks in order to help the New York FBI execute on some major action.
After today's major raids against top Anonymous and LulzSec operatives, we now know just what the FBI was planning—and how the call was recorded in the first place.
Using the name "anonsacco," the hacker then entered a private Anonymous IRC chatroom called "#sunnydays" and spoke to the government source tagged only as "CW" in the FBI affidavit today. (CW appears to have been "Sabu," a notorious Anonymous/LulzSec hacker who had in fact been arrested in June 2011 and then turned into an FBI informant. Sabu had an FBI agent watching him 24 hours a day, monitoring and even directing all of his online interactions.)
Anonsacco opened the dialogue with CW by saying, "Hi mate. Could I ask you for help? I need to intercept the conference call which would be a very good leak. I have acquired info about the time, phone number, and pin number for the conference call. I just don't have a good VOIP setup for actually calling in to record it... If you could help me, I am happy to leak the call to you solely. I guarantee it will be of interest!!!"