In an attention-catching change of approach, the latest attack from the hacker group Anonymous doesn't actually involve hacking at all. Wednesday morning, an Anonymous-affiliated Twitter account wondered what would happen if LulzSec, the prankster offshoot of Anonymous, called for a boycott of PayPal, the online payment site that was the target of one of the first major attacks from the group. "Is that a felony?" tweeted AnonymousIRC.
The group then posted an open letter to PayPal, signed by both LulzSec and Anonymous, that blames PayPal for the recent arrest of 14 Anonymous members, mentions PayPal's blocking donation to WikiLeaks and calls on their supporters to boycott the service.
Read the full story at The Atlantic Wire.
We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to email@example.com.