Jul 19 2007

Who is the InfoSec Sellout?

Published by at 9:03 am under Blogging

The Information Security Sell Out has been an anonymous, outspoken critic (aka troll) of the security community for much of this year. He’s hidden behind his anonymity, attacking researchers and the security community in general. But anonymity is only an illusion on the Internet, especially when you’re attacking the people whose job it is to hunt down hackers for a living. On Tuesday, security blogger Cutaway claimed to have had the identity of the Sellout revealed to him by anonymous sources. Shortly after this information came out, the Sell Out’s page disappeared from the Internet. The Sell Out claims it was hacked, but it was suspiciously timed with Cutaway’s post and the Sell Out’s claim of having a weaponized Apple worm

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