International hacktivist group Anonymous is causing fear within the business and technology community once again, after a supposed Anonymous spokesperson warned that World Cup sponsors are next on the hit list.
In an open letter addressed to members of the New Jersey District Court, FBI, and DOJ, Andrew "weev" Auernheimer is seeking monetary restitution for the time he was confined to the jurisdiction of the New Jersey District Court and he spent in federal prison after being convicted for publishing a list of emails and AT&T authentication IDs of early iPad adopters.
While financial cybercrime becomes ever more entrenched through a consolidating demand and supply chain, the hacktivist landscape is more turbulent, vacillating constantly in tandem with geo-political turmoil.
Thirteen defendants pleaded guilty in federal court in San Jose on Friday to charges related to their involvement in the cyber-attack of PayPalís website as part of the group Anonymous.
The Information Security Forum (ISF) has announced their forecast of the top six security threats global businesses will face in 2014.