Feds Charge Anonymous Spokesperson for Sharing Hacked Stratfor Credit Cards
Feds Charge Anonymous Spokesperson for Sharing Hacked Stratfor Credit Cards | Threat Level | Wired.com: "He has been in prison since he was arrested in dramatic and public fashion three months ago after posting a threatening video to YouTube. Brown was talking with acquaintances during a Sept. 12 TinyChat session when the feds burst in and took him away. The chat session was later posted to the internet. The Anonymous spokesman was charged the next day with threatening a federal officer. This time the charges are are related to a different incident: the 2011 Stratfor hack where credit card numbers and internal e-mail messages were stolen. According to the grand jury indictment, dated Tuesday, Brown posted a link to a zipped version of the documents stolen in the Stratfor hack on Christmas day 2011 — that counts as trafficking in “stolen authentication features,” the indictment claims. He’s also charged with possessing stolen credit card numbers, Card Verification Values, and other information related to those credit card numbers."