When the government/companies use the technology for surveillance; called “security, public safety, marketing, economy”, but when an individual use the technology “to observe” the government; called “committed to crime”. The interesting thing in both situation, individuals are willingly put themselves in these surveillance and crime. One called itself democracy, the other one’s anarchy. For both side, needs/wishes are same, just the tools are different. The point is in this thread not to become an extremist and not called as a terrorist!

Nevermore FBI was announced that hacktivist groups are terrorists for the governments. For that reason they wanted to set a snatcher to arrest that kind of hactivisit-terrorists in the name of being an intelligence agency. Five hackers in US and abroad charged and a sixth who is the leader of LulzSec Hector Xavier Monsegur a.k.a Sabu “the snitch” pled guilty for computer based crimes. These hackers also related to Anonymous movement, groups “Internet Feds”, “LulzSec” and “AntiSec”.

RYAN ACKROYD, a/k/a “kayla,” a/k/a “lol,” a/k/a “lolspoon”; JAKE DAVIS, a/k/a “topiary,” a/k/a “atopiary”; DARREN MARTYN, a/k/a “pwnsauce,” a/k/a “raepsauce,” a/k/a “networkkitten”; and DONNCHA O’CEARRBHAIL, a/k/a “palladium,” who are members of Anonymous, Internet Feds, and/or LulzSec, charged for the involvement of computer hacking crimes of Fox Broadcasting Company, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and the Public Broadcasting Service (“PBS”) by Manhattan federal court.

HECTOR XAVIER MONSEGUR, a/k/a “Sabu,” a/k/a “Xavier DeLeon,” a/k/a “Leon,” who also identified himself as a member of Anonymous, Internet Feds, and LulzSec, pled guilty on August 15, 2011 in U.S. District Court to a 12-count information charging him with computer hacking conspiracies and other crimes.

JEREMY HAMMOND, a/k/a “Anarchaos,” a/k/a “sup_g,” a/k/a “burn,” a/k/a “yohoho,” a/k/a “POW,” a/k/a “tylerknowsthis,” a/k/a “crediblethreat,” who identified himself as a member of AntiSec, was arrested in Chicago, Illinois and charged in a criminal complaint with crimes relating to the December 2011 hack of Strategic Forecasting, Inc. (“Stratfor”), a global intelligence firm in Austin, Texas, which may have affected approximately 860,000 victims.

According to the court papers; Monsegur a.k.a. Sabu; faces a maximum sentence of 124 years and 6 months in prison for his actions. 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.

After all this a tweet posted by AnonmousIRC said: “#Anonymous has grown beyond #LulzSec and @anonymouSabu.” Again YourAnonNews added: “A movement against authority without leaders drives authority insane; they cant break down a movement by corrupting the leader.”

Lately a proof for Anonymous are all onboard and sailing; PandaSecurity, used by feds to investigate hacked and defaced by Anonymous in addition with “WE’RE NOT GOING ANYWHERE”.

OWNED HARD by #AntiSec – Reason:Snitching on Anons for Money #Anonymous #OWS #AntiVirusBackdoored #ROOTED

PandaLabs CyberCrime Unit of PandaLabs CloudProtection


Some press releases:

NewScientist: LulzSec hackers charged as leader works with FBI

Gawker: Anonymous Snitch Tried, and Failed, to Pass Himself Off As an FBI Agent Last Month

BuzzFeed: Six Things You Didn’t Know About Sabu, the LulzSec Leader-Turned-FBI-Informant

The Register: LulzSec SMACKDOWN: Leader Sabu turned by feds last summer

PC Magazine: FBI Takes Down LulzSec Hackers, With Help From Inside

Fast Company: FBI Arrests Members Of LulzSec, Anonymous, Google Couples Mobile-PC Search History, China Is Facebook’s Biggest Asia App Partner

InfoSec Island: FBI Issues Press Release on Anonymous – LulzSec Arrests

Help Net Security: LulzSec leader Sabu helps police arrest Anonymous hackers

SecurityWeek: LulzSec Suspects Arrested, Lead Hacker Called ‘Informant’

BBC: ‘Lulzsec hackers’ arrested in international swoop

Chicago Tribune: Chicago FBI raid (Raw Video)

The Guardian: LulzSec leader Sabu was working for us, says FBI

FoxNews: Infamous international hacking group LulzSec brought down by own leader

Wired Magazine: LulzSec Leader Was Snitch Who Helped Snag Fellow Hackers

eWeek: LulzSec Hackers Arrested in Sweeps in U.S., Great Britain

NakedSecurity: LulzSec ‘leader’ Sabu betrayed Anonymous hackers, reports claim

Forbes: Top LulzSec Hacker Sabu Identified, Reportedly Worked As Government Informant

RT: Anonymous turncoat Sabu faces 124 years in prison – FBI

ITPro: Report: LulzSec leader betrays clan as arrests made

TechWorld: FBI nabs Stratfor hacker and LulzSec members on former leader’s info

FBI: Six Hackers in the United States and Abroad Charged for Crimes Affecting Over One Million Victims

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