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 11
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.
Here we see in June an employee walk past the logo of Google in front of its former headquarters. Hackers who broke into Google's Gmail system had access to some accounts for many months and could have been planning a more serious attack, said the cybersecurity expert who first publicly revealed the incident.