Anonymous hackers to target global oil industry June 20
Activist hackers from the Anonymous collective have announced plans to target the oil and gas sector in an operation starting June 20.
In a video message posted on the YouTube website, Anonymous said OpPetrol would be aimed at a number of countries involved in the global oil industry, "especially the US, Canada, England, Israel, China, Italy, France, Russia, Germany, the government of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar."
The video message said these countries were being targeted because of the way oil is traded internationally in dollars, and "Saudi Arabia has betrayed Muslims with their cooperation."
Cyber-security company CyByl said the "motivation appears to be political with hacktivists believing that the Western world, through its connections with Saudi Arabia, 'uses oil and gas to cont
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Submitted May 16, 2013 By: