According to a report on the Forbes technology blog, the hacker collective Anonymous has called off its campaign against the Zetas Mexican drug cartel, but hacker and writer Barrett Brown is targeting Buncombe County District Attorney Ron Moore:
A number of news sources, including the New York Times, have reported that the “online feud” between Anonymous and Los Zetas has ended. But as of the writing of this post, in a public chat hosted at Tinychat.com, Barrett Brown has said that while “ the Zeta names were called off,” he is “still going forward against targets of opportunity elsewhere.” One of those targets appears to be Ashville [sic], North Carolina District Attorney, Ron Moore.
In a tweet posted this morning, Brown wrote, “Those in Asheville, NC should watch movements of District Attorney Ron Moore at this time.”
For the last two days, Brown, who has taken the lead on what has been called OpCartel, has been claiming that a trove of emails obtained by Anonymous shows that a district attorney in the United States has been cooperating with Mexican drug cartels. Asked today by a questioner on Tinychat if Ron Moore is the district attorney to whom he has been alluding, Brown said, “Yes.”Read the full article