HBGary chief exec resigns over Anon hack

Four days after The Colbert Report aired its story on him, Aaron Barr, the guy who publicly threw down the gauntlet that he was going after Anonymous, stepped down after his e-mail account password was discovered by someone identifying with the movement.

HBGary Federal chief exec Aaron Barr has resigned in a bid to allow the firm to draw a line under the continuing revelations from the Anonymous hack attack. Barr was the prime mover in plans to out senior members of Anonymous at the B-Sides security conference last month. But hunter became hunted after the more skilled members …

They also grabbed his WoW screen name and remotely wiped his iPad.

For great justice.

via HBGary chief exec resigns over Anon hack • The Register Forums.

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