Hector Monsegur Speaker

Hector Monsegur

Director of a Cybersecurity Company, security researcher and former blackhat

Hector Monsegur: Biography highlights

Hector “Sabu” Monsegur is the most controversial hacker of this generation and the former defacto head of Anonymous/LulzSec and lastly a high profile federal informant.

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Hector Monsegur’s Background

Hector’s story is more tangled and complicated than many know. He grew up in the projects on the Lower East Side of New York in a family trapped in a world of poverty and drugs. His mother left him when he was young which led to a close relationship with the rest of his family and the eventual adoption of his two nieces whom he raised from when they were little girls.

Trying to find a better life for himself and his nieces, he found that his computer skills could empower him far above his socioeconomic barriers and his 9th grade education – but also led him into the dark world of hacking. Hector Monsegur ruled the “hacktivist” scene breaching targets almost daily – from Nintendo, to News Corp, to PayPal/VISA/Mastercard, to Middle Eastern governments and to the very security firms supposedly protecting against hackers like him. That is until the FBI closed in…

 

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How former hacker Hector "Sabu" Monsegur got arrested by FBI
How former hacker Hector "Sabu" Monsegur got arrested by FBI
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Former Anonymous hacker doubts North Korea behind Sony attack
Former Anonymous hacker doubts North Korea behind Sony attack
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Hector Monsegur & Greg Otto | CyberTalks 2018
Hector Monsegur & Greg Otto | CyberTalks 2018
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CNET News - Hector Monsegur interview part 1: Sabu speaks about his early days of hacking
CNET News - Hector Monsegur interview part 1: Sabu speaks about his early days of hacking
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Hector was great! Our attendees really had positive feedback about his talk and wanted him to stay on stage longer!! He was very professional and easy to work with!'

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