A day after many Web sites participated in a protest against the SOPA anti-piracy bill, the Justice Department announced it was shutting down file-sharing site Megaupload.com over piracy violations. Soon after, Anonymous took credit for shutting down the federal agency’s Web site. Here’s a look at other cyberattacks the informal hacking group has claimed credit for.
Justice Department On Jan. 19, the Justice Department shut down massive file-sharing Web site Megaupload.com, accusing its executives of violating piracy laws. Shortly thereafter, Anonymous took credit on Twitter for taking down the government agency's Web site. AP Buy Photo