Treasury Secretary

The Internet’s increasing role in empowering ad hoc protest groups took a new turn this week when hackers supportive of the Occupy Wall Street protests released personal information about former U.S. Treasury Secretary and ex-Goldman Sachs co-chairman, Robert Rubin.

Hackers who have aligned themselves with the online activist group known as Anonymous have been targeting chief executives officers at leading banks, including JP Morgan Chase and Citigroup, where Rubin had also serviced as a director and senior counselor, looking for personal information to post to the Internet. Keep reading →