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New York City : NY : USA | over 2 years ago  
Hector Xavier Monsegur known as "Sabu" in hacking circles became a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) snitch shortly after he was arrested at 10:15 p.m. on June 7 last year. Helping...
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    Submitted By: Larry-Crehore | over 2 years ago
    ment: Story continues below Anonymous ... hard to kill. According to a newly released court transcript, he agreed to cooperate with authorities in return for likely leniency - helping US prosecutors bring charges against five more men, including two ...
  • Hacker Sabu worked full nights online for FBI | Reuters

    Submitted By: Larry-Crehore | over 2 years ago
    Hector Xavier Monsegur cooperated immediately in June, helping investigators close a net around five other leaders of the international hacking group Anonymous, according to court documents made public on Thursday. Monsegur sometimes stayed up all ...
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    As soon as he was caught, an influential computer hacker agreed to become a government informant and "literally worked around the clock" to help federal agents nab an elusive collective of alleged cyber criminals who have launched online attacks ...

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      Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | over 2 years ago
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      Xtra News | over 2 years ago
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      The Globe & Mail | over 2 years ago
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