Members of the Anonymous group, who have recently attacked the ACS:Law website, have now published a database containing the company's emails on the Internet.
Anonymous is currently leading a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) campaign dubbed "Operation Payback" against film and recording industry organizations, as well as other associated outfits.
Amongst them are ACS:Law and Davenport Lyons, two UK-based law firms, that sent letters to thousands of alleged file sharers asking for money to avoid legal action.
Following an attack against ACS:Law's website on Tuesday, the firm's head Andrew Crossley, told The Register: "Big whoop. It was only down for a few hours. I have far more concern over the fact of my train turning up 10 minutes late or having to queue for a coffee than them wasting my time with this sort of rubbish."
Several security experts warned afterwards that it's not wise to mock Anonymous, a very determined group, which doesn't hold back from using illegal means to harass organizations. And it looks like they were right.
A torrent uploaded yesterday evening on The Pirate Bay is called "ACS-Law leaked emails" and contains a 365 MB .rar archive with what seems to be a backup of all of the company's mailboxes.
Every area in Britain needs a Community Protection Group - to protect citizens from government. - Here is one that appeared on our doorstep only yesterday, and the leaflet they asked me to write, the text as they spoke their purpose to me. We set up c...
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