Anonymous gets dirty, releases nude photos of BART spokesman Linton Johnson

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Partially nude photographs of a man said to be Linton Johnson, the chief spokesperson for the San Francisco’s BART, have been released onto the internet in what seems to be the latest outbreak of hostility between the transport network and the Anonymous hacktivist group.

Amid demands by Anonymous that Johnson be fired from his position representing the Bay Area Rapid Transport system, a series of photographs were released apparently showing the spokesman in a partying mood.

In some of the photos, the gentleman believed to be Mr Johnson is shown exposing his genitals.

The photos were accompanied with a message:

“If you are going to be a dick to the public, then Im sure you dont mind showing your dick to the public…. Umad Bro? #Bartlulz”

(I’ve obscured the image above for what should be obvious reasons. But admire those words. Such wit! It’s as if the spirit of Oscar Wilde has crossed the veil of death and walks amongst us…

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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