During 2011, Imperva witnessed an assault by the hacktivist group ‘Anonymous’ that lasted 25 days.
Our observations give insightful information on Anonymous, including a detailed analysis of hacking methods, as well as an examination of how social
media provides a communications platform for recruitment and attack coordination.
Hacktivism has grown dramatically in the past year and has become a priority for security organizations worldwide. Understanding Anonymous’ attack methods will help organizations prepare if they are ever a target.
Our observation of an Anonymous campaign reveals: