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Hacker accused of massive Stratfor attack pleads guilty

The Anonymous hacker busted for allegedly stealing data from the U.S. Army, Lockheed Martin, Bank of America, and more admits to nabbing confidential information and breaking the law.

By May 29, 2013


Journalist with links to Anonymous sentenced to 5 years in prison

Barrett Brown drew the attention of law enforcement after posting a public link to data stolen in the 2011 hack of security think tank Stratfor.

By January 22, 2015


Ex-LulzSec hacker Hector Monsegur talks family, FBI work

The notorious computer hacker and FBI informant is telling his side of the story. Join us for a discussion of his beginnings, his rise to power in the hacking community and his ultimate downfall.

By December 15, 2014


Hacking settlement to cost Stratfor $1.75 million

Firm agrees to offer free subscriptions and more to people affected by the Anonymous-related breach of its network.

By June 28, 2012


Anonymous hacker Jeremy Hammond gets 10 years in prison

The self-described "hacktivist" receives the maximum sentence for his role in the massive 2011 Stratfor hack.

By November 15, 2013


FBI says $700K charged in Anonymous' Stratfor attack

During the court case for Jeremy Hammond--the Antisec hacker busted for stealing data in the Stratfor breach--the FBI says charges made with stolen credit card information equals $700,000.

By March 12, 2012


Prominent figures voice support for hacktivist Jeremy Hammond

As the computer programmer faces sentencing for the massive Stratfor hack, which revealed 200GB of government agency and private corporation data, thousands of supporters applaud his motives.

By November 5, 2013


WikiLeaks releases alleged Stratfor e-mails, promises more

The leak includes discussions Stratfor employees reportedly had on everything from Julian Assange to the 2008 U.S. presidential election.

By February 27, 2012


Hackers release credit card, other data from Stratfor breach

Latest data dump purportedly includes 860,000 e-mail addresses and 75,000 unencrypted credit card numbers.

By December 30, 2011


Report details extent of Anonymous hack on Stratfor

Analysts find that the AntiSec hack reported Christmas Day against the security think tank affected some 50,000 people, and more files are expected to be released in the coming days.

By December 27, 2011