Hackers Target Drone Contractor, Dump Exec's Emails

Law360, New York (August 19, 2011, 12:28 PM EDT) -- A defense contractor that manufactures helicopter drones was the target of an attack by the activist hacking group AntiSec, which on Friday posted a gigabyte's worth of the personal emails of one of the company's executives online.

AntiSec, an “anti-security” operation by hacking groups Anonymous and LulzSec, said in a press release that it targeted Vanguard Defense Industries LLC, which sells its ShadowHawk drones to the federal government, local police stations and private corporations, in order to “cause embarrassment and disruption” to the company.

The group...
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