June 4, 2015 6:10 pm
The FBI has identified and charged several key members of the hacker collective Anonymous and at least one member of the loose-knit group has become an FBI informant.
Those developments have led some to declare the group all but finished. But in the ever-shifting world of cybersecurity, it might be too soon to write off Anonymous just yet.
Alan Paller, the director of research at the SANS Institute, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the recent cybersecurity developments.
Members of Anonymous have claimed responsibility for hacks against private companies, such as the geopolitical analysis company, Stratfor, and the Justice Department.
This story is part of Federal News Radio’s daily Cybersecurity Update. For more cybersecurity news, click here.
Hackers busted after 1 becomes FBI informant
Hacker group Anonymous claims responsibility for shuttering Justice.gov
Stratfor back online after cyberhack
DHS: Anonymous used ‘rudimentary’ tools to hack contractor
Photos of the amazing, moving, important and amusing things happening in the federal community.
A daily update of important moments in the history of the U.S. government.