A masked hacker, part of the Anonymous group, is pictured in Lyon, France, in January (AFP, Jean-Philippe Ksiazek)
“Why would Anons shut off a power grid? There are ppl on life support/other vital services that rely on it. Try again NSA. #FearMongering,” Anonymous said in a message on @YourAnonNews.
In addition to rejecting the Journal report, Anonymous also organized a spam attack on the newspaper’s Facebook pages on Tuesday, urging supporters to post comments denouncing the article.