Jeremy Hammond was sentenced to ten years in prison for his role in the massive Startfor leak in 2011. His trial was little more than a show for the public. The importance of the millions of emails released by Hammond is still not completely understood.
You've heard of those hacktivists wearing Guy Fawkes masks and taking down Scientology websites and going to cyber-war with PayPal. But with the documentary We Are Legion, you finally learn about the motives and missions at the heart of Anonymous.
Anonymous is famous for attacking the FBI on Fridays. Well, now it seems that has changed as the battleground gets bigger. On Wednesday, the FBI openly admitted that they are losing the cyberspace battle.
The Metropolitan Police have announced the arrest of a 19-year-old man, known online as Topiary, who has been identified by Scotland Yard as the spokesman for the hacktivist group's Lulzsec and Anonymous.
The FBI announced today that they had conducted a series of raids in 10 states this morning resulting in the arrest of 16 individuals associated with the hacking group Anonymous. The investigation was related to the cyber-attack on PayPal's website.
Notorious hacking community LulzSec claimed responsibility for the Monday night attack on UK's The Sun and Times Online. They also posted a fake story on the Sun homepage about Rupert Murdoch's death before it was removed.
LulzSec announced today they have come to an end in their 50 days of Internet hacking attacks which included major corporations, government agencies, law enforcement divisions, PBS and the White House. The group posted the message online Saturday evening.
Fifteen years after his death and on the day when Tupac Shakur would have turned 40, Dexter Isaac has come forward claiming responsibility for robbing and shooting the notorious rapper outside of Quad Recording Studios in Manhattan in 1994.
Lulzsec, like Wikileaks and Anonymous, have shown the ability to make their presence and their views known and spray around some information. Their hits on the CIA site, Senate and White House were varied in effect.