“The computer hackers, chat room denizens and young people who comprise the loosely affiliated Internet collective have increasingly turned to questionable tactics, drawing the attention of the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and other federal investigator,” says the Associated Press.
In other words, Anonymous is making itself felt.
“What was once a small group of pranksters has become a potential national security threat, federal officials say, according to , which goes on, “The FBI has carried out more than 75 raids and arrested 16 people this year in connection with illegal hacking jobs claimed by Anonymous, says AP.
In short, the DHSS,FBI, Obushma administration’ and other outfits which are supposed to act on behalf of the people, but which act only on behalf of themselves and their corporate owners are seriously worried.
Since June, the Department of Homeland Security has issued three “bulletins” warning cyber-security professionals (not to mention the’ financial sector’ ) of hacking successes and future threats by Anonymous and related groups, including a call to physically occupy Manhattan’s Wall Street on Sept. 17 in protest of various US government policies.