According to this article, reported from London, the hacking group known as Anonymous has now claimed a new series of hacks against the federalies at the US Federal Trade Commission. They’ve also claimed to have hacked other consumer rights websites (those which I don’t know the name of0.
The (what the press refers to as) cyber rebels said it attacked the FTC’s consumer protection business center and the National Consumer Protection Week websites.
Both sites were replaced with a violent German-language video satirizing the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA.
ACTA was recently signed by several countries, but restrictions on online piracy have prompted a growing protest movement.
A call to the Trade Commission rang unanswered before business hours Friday. An email seeking comment was not immediately returned.