Lessons from Anonymous on cyberwar - 2011-03-10

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F0.png Lessons from Anonymous on cyberwar March 10, 2011, Haroon Meer, Opinion, Al Jazeera

At this point we could make the jump that HBGary was a single bad apple, operating on the other side of the ethical line all on its own, but we would be wrong.

The email above indicates that the project to discredit WikiLeaks (and their supporters) was a joint operation by HBGary Federal, Palantir and BericoTechnologies, although the other companies involved were quick to distance themselves from HBGary after the Anonymous hack.

Endgame Systems, a company with almost no public footprint were also thrust into the spotlight, when several of their previously well-guarded reports and company presentations were shared amongst the emails.

Wikipedia cite:
{{cite news | first = Haroon | last = Meer | title = Lessons from Anonymous on cyberwar | url = https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2011/03/20113981026464808.html | work = Opinion | publisher = Al Jazeera | date = March 10, 2011 | accessdate = June 25, 2020 }}