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Anonymous Apologize for their Kindness & Effort, Anonymous Press Release 20 Feb,2011 (Must Read) !

Anonymous Apologize for their Kindness & Effort, Anonymous Press Release 20 Feb,2011 (Must Read) !

February 20, 2011Mohit Kumar
Anonymous Apologize for their Kindness & Effort,   Anonymous Press Release 20 Feb,2011 (Must Read) ! NOTE :  One More Press Released By Anonymous Hackers on there official site/Facebook/Twitter. We are Publishing This news, just as the Media of "Hacking Field" . These is No relation b/w 'The Hacker News' & 'Anonymous Hackers'. The Complete Message Written by them is as given Following : Ladies and gentlemen around the world, We are writing to you today to inform you of a great realization that has come to fruition throughout the ranks of Anonymous. It is a sad revelation indeed that Anonymous, as a whole, has turned into nothing more than trolls trolling on trolls. It is due to that fact, and the recent outburst and outcry on the Westboro Baptist Church that select members within the group are apologizing for our brethren’s outbursts. We realize that many in the media and across the globe have followed our group, our legion of comrades in hopes tha
E-Mails Hacked By Anonymous Hackers Raise Concerns !

E-Mails Hacked By Anonymous Hackers Raise Concerns !

February 16, 2011Mohit Kumar
Late last year, activists attacked websites belonging to companies that refused to do business with WikiLeaks, an online group that has disclosed classified U.S. government documents. When the activists, who called themselves Anonymous, found out they were being investigated by the Internet security company HBGary Federal, the group hacked the company's servers and stole thousands of private e-mails. And then it dumped them onto the Internet. It was an embarrassment for the security company to get hacked — but the content of some of those e-mails is raising concerns. 'Brazen' E-mails HBGary Federal was trying to use social networks to unmask the members of Anonymous, so Anonymous struck back. One man, who calls himself Owen, says his Anonymous colleagues broke into the company's servers. Hackers have a name for what they did. "They decided to just rape his servers and take all the information they wanted," he says. "Forgive that term ... 'R
Anonymous hackers planning real-world attacks !

Anonymous hackers planning real-world attacks !

February 16, 2011Mohit Kumar
A computer security firm working to expose members of hacker group "Anonymous" pulled out of a premier industry conference here due to threats of real-world attacks on its employees. HBGary personnel have been peppered with threatening messages since Anonymous hackers looted data from its computer systems earlier this month, according to a message on the California firm's website Wednesday. "In addition to the data theft, HBGary individuals have received numerous threats of violence, including threats at our tradeshow booth," the company said. "In an effort to protect our employees, customers and the RSA Conference community, HBGary has decided to remove our booth and cancel all talks." Cyber security specialists and national security officials are in San Francisco this week to share insights on topics ranging from guarding "smart" power grids to blocking attacks on smartphones and computer tablets. Anonymous, the hacker group behind online
Hacked security firm backs out of security conference !

Hacked security firm backs out of security conference !

February 16, 2011Mohit Kumar
It has really got to hurt when you run a computer security company and an outlaw hacker group manages to steal and post on the Internet embarrassing emails connecting you to much-publicized plans for crushing the enemies of large corporations through unsavory means like disinformation and cyberattacks. Especially when it happens just before one of the security industry's largest annual conferences, at which you have not only been invited to speak but have rented a booth and set up meetings with numerous executives of potential customers. That was the situation facing Greg Hoglund, CEO of HBGary Inc. of Sacramento, at the start of this week's RSA security conference in San Francisco after a pro-WikiLeaks group of hackers calling themselves "Anonymous" posted tens of thousands of emails detailing, among other things, the fact that a spin-out company called HBGary Federal helped develop proposals to combat critics of Bank of America and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce thr
Lessons to learn from the HBGary Federal hack !

Lessons to learn from the HBGary Federal hack !

February 16, 2011Mohit Kumar
The Anonymous attack on HBGary may have amused some who enjoyed the sight of a security firm left embarrassed and exposed, but it should send a shiver down the spine of any IT administrator responsible for securing their own company. Because can you honestly put your hand on your heart and say a hack like the one against HBGary couldn't happen at your organisation too? As Ars Technica explains, a weakness in a third-party CMS product used by HBGary's website allowed Anonymous hackers to steal passwords that employees used to update the webpages. Unfortunately they were passwords that weren't encrypted strongly enough, and were possible to crack with a rainbow-table based attack. Amongst those exposed were CEO Aaron Barr and COO Ted Vera. Worse still, it appears that Aaron Barr and Ted Vera were using the same passwords for their Twitter and LinkedIn accounts, and even for an account which administered the entire company's email. By exploiting software vulnerabilities,
The inside story of the HBGary hack by Anonymous Hackers !

The inside story of the HBGary hack by Anonymous Hackers !

February 15, 2011Mohit Kumar
It has been an embarrassing week for security firm HBGary and its HBGary Federal offshoot. HBGary Federal CEO Aaron Barr thought he had unmasked the hacker hordes of Anonymous and was preparing to name and shame those responsible for co-ordinating the group's actions, including the denial-of-service attacks that hit MasterCard, Visa, and other perceived enemies of WikiLeaks late last year. When Barr told one of those he believed to be an Anonymous ringleader about his forthcoming exposé, the Anonymous response was swift and humiliating. HBGary's servers were broken into, its e-mails pillaged and published to the world, its data destroyed, and its website defaced. As an added bonus, a second site owned and operated by Greg Hoglund, owner of HBGary, was taken offline and the user registration database published. Over the last week, I've talked to some of those who participated in the HBGary hack to learn in detail how t Click Here to read Complete Story.....
Anonymous Hackers Release Stuxnet Worm Online !

Anonymous Hackers Release Stuxnet Worm Online !

February 15, 2011Mohit Kumar
The group of anonymous "hacktivists" that made headlines for online cyberattacks in December just released a bombshell online: a decrypted version of the same cyberworm that crippled Iran's nuclear power program. The ones and zeroes that make up the code called the Stuxnet worm -- described as the most sophisticated cyberweapon ever created -- were reportedly found when the faceless group hacked into the computers of HBGary, a U.S. security company that the anonymous collective viewed as an enemy. And the security experts spoke with said the leaked code was serious cause for concern. "There is the real potential that others will build on what is being released," Michael Gregg, chief operating officer of cybersecurity firm Superior Solutions. Gregg was quick to clarify that the group hasn't released the Stuxnet worm itself, but rather a decrypted version of it HBGary had been studying -- which could act almost like a building block for cybercrooks. "A
Anonleaks - HBGary Email Viewer Portal ,71,800 Emails Exposed !

Anonleaks - HBGary Email Viewer Portal ,71,800 Emails Exposed !

February 13, 2011Mohit Kumar
Anonleaks - HBGary Email Viewer Portal, 71,800 Emails Exposed ! Inboxes (new)   greg@hbgary.com  - Greg Hoglund - 27,606 emails ( torrent ) aaron@hbgary.com  - Aaron Barr - 16,906 emails ( torrent ) ted@hbgary.com  - Ted Vera - 12,134 emails ( torrent ) phil@hbgary.com  - Phil Wallisch - 15,156 emails ( torrent ) Total: 71,800 emails Mirrors https://hbgary.anonleaks.ru https://internetfeds.mil.nf/hbgary https://luxembourg.cryptoanarchy.org https://hbgary.operationfreedom.ru A full .tar.gz archive of the website can be found  here . The entire website is roughly over 9 gigs uncompressed.
Exposed : HBGary wanted to suppress Stuxnet research !

Exposed : HBGary wanted to suppress Stuxnet research !

February 13, 2011Mohit Kumar
It is no secret that in recent days,  Anonymous Operatives  have released a cache of HBGary Federal internal emails to the public.  Crowdleaks  has discovered that within these communications,  Aaron Barr  received a copy of Stuxnet  (a computer worm that targets the types of industrial control systems (ICS) that are commonly used in infrastructure supporting facilities)  from  McAfee  on July 28, 2010. In an effort to confirm this was in fact Stuxnet,  Crowdleaks  has decompiled some of the source code, which can be found. Throughout the following emails it is revealed that  HBGary Federal  may have been planning to use Stuxnet  for their own purposes. In a message sent to all email account holders at HBGary.com,  Charles Copeland  (Lead Support Engineer at HBGary, Inc.)   writes: from: Charles Copeland to: all@hbgary.com date: Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 9:54 PM subject: Stuxnet Worm Mailing List Filter messages from this mailing list. mailed-byhbgary.com hide details 9/25/10 Comput
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