It is a dark day in the world of hackitivism, as it has been reported the the FBI had arrested Hector Xavier Monsegur, aka Sabu. Evidently he was nabbed several months ago and has been working with the FBI and revealing the identities of other Anonymous and LulzSec hackers.
These two group waged on-line war against government, political, and corporate targets that were involved in activities the group opposed, or against the enemies of groups they supported. They waged a campaign against Visa, MasterCard, and PayPal when these companies stopped accepting credit card payments for Wikileaks. Other targets included Sony Pictures, The Sun tabloid, the FBI, and others.Share