From Anonymous to Hackerazzi: The year in security breaches
It wasn't a good security year from RSA break-in to hacks on Sony, Google and Facebook
By Michael Cooney | Network World US | Published: 16:44, 08 December 2011
These days barely a day goes by where there isn’t some sort of network security breach or hack or malfunction of some sort. This year too we had the rise of groups such as Anonymous and Lulz that sought out attention for their activities. Here we take a look at the year in pictures of some of the key security problems that grabbed our attention.
In January hackers attacked North Korea's official Youtube and Twitter accounts, posting a cartoon showing Kim Jong-il's heir apparent (his son Kim Jong-un) driving a sports car into a crowd of starving countrymen. Several people on a South Korean internet forum, Dcinside, claimed responsibility for the attack.