Items tagged with AntiSec

The hacking group known as Antisec (Anti Security Movement), which has ties to LulzSec and Anonymous, claims that its latest data dump contains over a million Apple device identifiers that were stolen from an FBI laptop back in March. According to Antisec, federal agents were using the Unique Identifiers (UDIDs) to track Apple iOS users, and the data posted to Pastebin represents only a portion of the more than 12 million IDs that were contained in a file on the FBI's notebook. "We decided we'd help out Internet security by auditing FBI first," Antisec said in a long winded and foul language rant.... Read more...
Nokia announced yesterday that the security of its developer forum website was compromised by an attacker operating under the #AntiSec banner. The attacker, who exploited an SQL injection vulnerability in the site's forum software, managed to obtain a database table with user account information. The attacker had compromised more data than Nokia had initially believed, but the information was not particularly sensitive and consisted of e-mail addresses and public profile information. According to Nokia, only 7 percent of the forum's users had provided public profile information, which included... Read more...
Anonymous and its various splinter groups have kept themselves in the headlines for quite some time by hacking and/or attacking a diverse cadre of people, groups, and Web sites, such as Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), PayPal, government contractors, the UK’s Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA), Sony, and so on. The latest victim is Richard T. Garcia, a senior vice president for defense contractor Vanguard Defense Industries (VDI) and board member of InfraGard, a “sinister alliance of law enforcement, military, and private security contractors dedicated to protecting the infrastructure... Read more...