FBI Informant Accused Of Organizing Attack On Murdoch’s British Newspaper – 14 October 2014

RT logoThe FBI is in hot water once against upon release of a new report that raises questions about how federal authorities handled an investigation into the hacktivist group Anonymous.

According to the report published by Motherboard on Tuesday, the FBI watched idly as a hacker-turned-informant plotted within Anonymous to target the media empire of publisher Rupert Murdoch in 2011. The group succeeded in defacing the website of one of the papers owned by Murdoch’s News Corp., and the government’s cooperating witness then rallied other hackers to further go after members of the media by spreading false information on the web.

As RT reported previously, an ongoing investigation has revealed that the informant, Hector “Sabu” Monsegur, was instrumental in a number of operations undertaken by Anonymous and participated either directly or in-directly in campaigns that targeted American-owned corporations and foreign government servers alike.

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