Goatse Security, also known as GoatSec, was a hacker group that was active in the late 2000s and early 2010s. The group was known for its involvement in a number of high-profile cyber attacks and data breaches, including the hacking of the website of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2011.
GoatSec was led by a hacker known as "Escher," who was known for his expertise in web security and his confrontational style. The group gained notoriety for its involvement in a number of high-profile hacks, including the hacking of the website of the SEC, which resulted in the release of a large number of sensitive documents.
GoatSec was also involved in a number of other hacks and data breaches, including the hacking of the website of the United States Military Academy and the theft of data from a number of major corporations.
It is not clear how active GoatSec is at present, or whether the group is still in operation. It is also not clear whether the members of the group have been apprehended or if they are still at large.