Cyberspace has become all pervasive. Every facet of a modern life has elements of cyberspace embedded in it. Therefore securing the cyberspace has become a necessity, which can no more be wished away. This space collate the news and views affecting the security of our cyberspace.
Top members of the computer hacker group "Anonymous" and its offshoots were arrested and charged Tuesday after a wide-ranging investigation used the help of a group leader who was working as a secret government informant.
Five of the suspects, considered by investigators among the "most sophisticated hackers in the world," were arrested in the United States over their alleged role in high-profile cyberattacks against government agencies and large companies..........
Authorities have said that leader within the organization was secretly working with government officials and aided their investigation.
Anonymous is considered a loosely tied group of hackers, that have spawned affiliate bodies, and in recent years have focused their efforts on coordinating cyberattacks for political reasons or as retribution for the activities of governments and large corporations.