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Who Is Anonymous: 10 Key Facts

Anonymous 'hacktivists' aim to expose what they call government and establishment hypocrisy. Take a closer look at the group, its offshoots, and its infamous attacks.
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Arguably, the Anonymous hacktivist offshoot group known as LulzSec--lulz being slang for "laugh out loud," typically at the expense of others--out-lulz'd the Anonymous collective through the audacity of its public relations campaign, combined with near-constant doxing. The group became widely known not only for its witty proclamations--delivered via Pastebin and Twitter--and nicknames, but also for its aggressive use of ASCII art, as well as group members' erudite handles.

Authorities ultimately arrested a teenager, Jake Davis, in Scotland and charged him with being LulzSec's PR director, Topiary; the group's leader, Sabu, remains at large and active in with Anonymous-related operations.


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LulzSec's Top 3 Hacking Tools Deconstructed

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LulzSec Claims Credit For CIA Site Takedown

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FBI Busts Suspected LulzSec Hacker In Sony Breach

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5/22/2012 | 7:05:52 PM
re: Who Is Anonymous: 10 Key Facts
Interesting article. The Guy Fawkes mask idea is from the graphic novel for 'V for Vendetta' by Alan Moore and David Lloyd.
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