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"Anonymous" is one of the biggest online vigilante groups. Its members hack into companies and governments computer systems, and they prefer a life in the shadows, wearing masks in protests.
Now, a former top member is breaking his silence.
He helped carry out cyberattacks that caused $50 million in damages. In his first television interview, Hector Monsegur opens up about his arrest, and switching sides, reports "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie Rose.
How you go from being anti Government, Banks, Capitalism or whatever an independent person is fighting against to become an FBI informant and seemingly enjoying it, it shows this guy is either a puppet or never knew what he was fighting against, if anything.
originally posted by: WhiteAlice
a reply to: Shamrock6
An ex was a black hat for a little extra money. Got nipped, did some work in lieu of jail time and walked the straight path after that. Well, after that and the Patriot Act.
In June 2011, Monsegur led a brazen attack on the website of InfraGard, an FBI affiliate. Days later, a team of FBI agents showed up at the same apartment where he grew up.