12 July will be biggest day in Anonymous’s history, hacktivist group warns

(security.cbronline.com) Threatens attack on police over phone hacking and judges over Julian Assange’s proposed extradition. Online hacktivist group Anonymous has said that it would reveal “explosive” secrets to embarrass Metropolitan police and judges in the UK, according to a report by the Guardian.

The group is believed to be angry on the proposed extradition of whistleblower site WikiLeaks founder Julian Assagne. The group wants to target the Met over News International’s phone hacking as well as over the investigation of the murder of teenager Milly Dowler.

A senior member of the group tweeted that Tuesday will be “the biggest day in Anonymous’s history”.

“Everyone brace,” he tweeted. “This will be literally explosive.”

“ATTN Intelligence community: Your contractors have failed you. Tomorrow is the beginning.”

The Guardian also reported, citing a source, that hackers had targeted News International’s server for 30 minutes at a time last week.

“Everyone thinks Interpol will get involved at some point,” the source told the Guardian…

Read more: http://security.cbronline.com/news/12-july-will-be-biggest-day-in-anonymouss-history-hacker-group-warns-120711

4 comments
  1. Anon related:
    Why Did Anonymous Hack Booz Allen Hamilton, Release 90K U.S. Military E-mails?
    http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/178235/20110711/anonymous-hack-booz-allen-release-90k-u-s-military-emails-antisec-nasa-the-department-of-justice-irc.htm

    The group claimed that the documents were stolen from government contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. It released an approximately 190MB data torrent, which, according to eWeek, contained “login information of personnel from US CENTCOM, SOCOM, the Marine Corps, Air Force facilities, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State and other private sector contractors.” …

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