LulzSec is back; Anonymous targets Imperva

By , Network World |  Security, anonymous, imperva

Meanwhile in a separate video Anonymous has declared security firm Imperva a target of its activities. "This is a message to the Imperva security firm. Although we do not see you as any form of threat we have determined that your interests and views may become a mild nuisance in the future therefore you yourself will become a target," an electronically altered voice says.

What set Anonymous off was Imperva's report about an attack Anonymous made to disrupt an unnamed event in 2011. Contributing to the decision to attack Imperva was apparently hurt feelings. "A video posted on YouTube states that Imperva perceives a large majority of the Anonymous collective as, in their words, "a legion of idiots," according to the Anonymous video.

The video is a report by Jason Unruhe who actually reads a quote from Cole Stryker, who has written a book about Anonymous, that appeared in The New York Times Feb. 26. "Anonymous is a handful of geniuses surrounded by a legion of idiots," said Cole Stryker, an author who has researched the movement," the Times story says. The story also identifies the target of the Anonymous attack that the Imperva report talks about as being aimed at the Vatican.

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