The mark of the now disbanded LulzSec was reminisced today when Anonymous released government contracts, VPN credentials and private emails in keeping with their latest plan, Operation Anti-Security.
The operation that initially gained attention when LulzSec released masses of information under its name, today had another major leak added to its reputation. In what Anonymous call ‘Fuck #FBI Friday II’ the group leaked a vast information from a government-contracted IT Company named IRC Federal.
In a statement Anonymous said “They brag about their multi-million dollar partnership with the FBI, Army, Navy, NASA, and the Department of Justice, selling out their "skills" to the US empire. So we laid nuclear waste to their systems, owning their pathetic windows box, dropping their databases and private emails, and defaced their professional looking website.”
As Anonymous is a very large group, it means that the chances of catching those behind the leaks are minute compared to that of the group of six that were said to have made up LulzSec.
Anonymous followed up the statement by saying “In their emails we found various contracts, development schematics, and internal documents for various government institutions including a proposal for the FBI to develop a "Special Identities Modernization (SIM) Project" to "reduce terrorist and criminal activity by protecting all records associated with trusted individuals and revealing the identities of those individuals who may pose serious risk to the United States and its allies". We also found fingerprinting contracts for the DOJ, biometrics development for the military, and strategy contracts for the "National Nuclear Security Administration Nuclear Weapons Complex".
Additionally we found login info to various VPNs and several Department of Energy login access panels that we are dumping *live* complete with some URLs to live ASP file browser and upload backdoors - let's see how long it takes for them to remove it (don't worry we'll keep putting it back up until they pull the box ;D)”
Anonymous made it clear that they are against White hats, but one must ask himself whether putting such sensitive information into the wild is really worth their cause. It’s clear that Anonymous think so, but what about the average user?
The group seem to be keen on creating a real revolution over Internet privacy and security as they later said “If you place any value on freedom, then stop working for the oligarchy and start working against it. Stop aiding the corporations and a government which uses unethical means to corner vast amounts of wealth and proceed to flagrantly abuse their power. Together, we have the power to change this world for the better.”