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.
This may go down as the year of the hack, with Sony and Amazon among the targets. But the compromising of information on almost 40 million RSA security tokens, which protect sensitive military and financial networks, may turn out to be the most serious hit.