Anonymous superhacker turned FBI informant Sabu remains defiant over snitching

Controversial hacker-turned-informant Hector Xavier Monsegur is unrepentant in first television interview, saying he ‘didn’t point fingers at anybody’ Hector Xavier Monsegur, the charismatic former Anonymous hacker who engaged in defiant political acts around the world from his Lower East Side apartment before becoming an FBI informant, has spoken out in his own defence, insisting that…

My Hacker, My Source, My Snitch

Of all my Anonymous subjects, I was closest to the defiant Sabu. Turns out he was closer with the FBI. For six years I have been studying the protest ensemble Anonymous. Some challenges come with the job. By definition, Anonymous is a faceless collective. As many participants in this milieu conceal their identities carefully, it was…