W H A T ’ S H A P P E N I N G , W H O I S I N V O L V E DA N D W H A T ’ S A T S T A K E ?Cybersecurity
Alleged Anonymous hackers charged Article appeared in Washington Post, 3/12/2012 5 hackers charged with recent cyber-ass...
Stratfor leak Arrests related to recent cyber-assault onStratfor, a private intelligence company Stratfor provides ―geop...
Anonymous International ―hacktivist‖ group Loose coalition, no central leadership Members communicate on multipleimageb...
Anonymous Activities Conduct cyber-assaults as a means of politicalprotest Often targeting anti-digital piracy groups S...
Ties between Anonymous and Wikileaks Wikileaks has access to mainstream media Information stolen by Anonymous hackers fe...
Cyber-assaults beyond Anonymous CBS 60 Minutes Segment: Cyber War: Sabotagingthe System broadcast June 13, 2010 ―Could f...
Other Recent Cyber-Assaults Significant cyber-assaults happen daily Sony – Caused Playstation Network outage andcustomer...
US Government Response NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence A public-private collaboration for acceleratingt...
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  • 5 hackers charged with cyberattacks, stealing confidential information from U.S. companies and temporarily shutting down government web sitesAccording to FBI, these are core members of the groupHackers identified by Anonymous hacker Hector Monsegur (“Sabu”), who turned confidential informantAccording to FBI, this has caused distrust within Anonymous and may have “broken the back of the collective”
  • Article states that one of the recent cyber attacks connected to these arrests involved hackers providing emails from Stratfor, a private intelligence company with close links to the US Government, to Wikileaks, which published them in FebruaryStratfor provides “geopolitical analysis” to corporations and government clients25 million emails published on Wikileaks detailing government attacks on Wikileaks, Julian AssangeEmails also reveal how Stratfor runs its business
  • http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6578069n&tag=mncol;lst;13:45 to 6:50
  • http://www.nist.gov/itl/csd/nccoe-022112.cfm
  • Presentation on Cybersecurity presented by Katie Rapp for Information Policy course

    1. 1. W H A T ’ S H A P P E N I N G , W H O I S I N V O L V E DA N D W H A T ’ S A T S T A K E ?Cybersecurity
    2. 2. Alleged Anonymous hackers charged Article appeared in Washington Post, 3/12/2012 5 hackers charged with recent cyber-assaults Core members of Anonymous Fellow hacker Hector Monsegur (―Sabu‖) turnedconfidential informant FBI says distrust has ―broken the back of thecollective‖
    3. 3. Stratfor leak Arrests related to recent cyber-assault onStratfor, a private intelligence company Stratfor provides ―geopolitical analysis‖ tocorporate and government clients Hackers provided stolen emails to Wikileaks 25 million Stratfor emails published on Wikileaksdetailing government attacks onWikileaks, Julian Assange Stolen emails also reveal how Stratfor runs itsbusiness
    4. 4. Anonymous International ―hacktivist‖ group Loose coalition, no central leadership Members communicate on multipleimageboards, Internet forums, wikis, andInternet Relay Chat networks Hackers used pseudonyms and are locatedaround the world Image from Wikipedia Commons, author Vincent Diamante, originally postedto Flickr.com
    5. 5. Anonymous Activities Conduct cyber-assaults as a means of politicalprotest Often targeting anti-digital piracy groups Steal data and disrupt websites They have hacked the Wall Street Journal andcrashed the CIA website Currently threatening ―Operation GlobalBlackout‖ to take down Facebook or the entireInternet
    6. 6. Ties between Anonymous and Wikileaks Wikileaks has access to mainstream media Information stolen by Anonymous hackers fed toWikileaks for media coverage ―The two have long been something likepartners-in-crime, with the leaderless hacktivistcollective Anonymous having attacked enemiesof WikiLeaks in the past — but WikiLeaks alwaysremained carefully removed.‖Washington Post, 2/27/2012
    7. 7. Cyber-assaults beyond Anonymous CBS 60 Minutes Segment: Cyber War: Sabotagingthe System broadcast June 13, 2010 ―Could foreign hackers get into the computersystems that run crucial elements of the worldsinfrastructure, such as the power grids, waterworks or even a nation’s military arsenal, tocreate havoc? They already have. Steve Kroftreports.‖ Our electronic Pearl Harbor occurred in 2007;government and military data compromised byunknown foreign government
    8. 8. Other Recent Cyber-Assaults Significant cyber-assaults happen daily Sony – Caused Playstation Network outage andcustomer data breached Google – Chinese hackers accessed U.S.government gmail accounts RSA – Issues security tokens, related toLockheed Martin breach Epsilon – Marketing company, several millionnames and email addresses compromised
    9. 9. US Government Response NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence A public-private collaboration for acceleratingthe widespread adoption of integratedcybersecurity tools and technologies Unite the knowledge of the government with theknow-how of the private sector to improve ournation’s cybersecurity

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