They should not bother being behind the attacks. They can just wait a lil longer until auntie and nephew both agree when a politician comes up on TV shouting: Damn hackers! we need internet regulation!
The (cyber) antagonists, are likely useful idiots when two things occur:
1- their target is made of mostly normal people, and does not involve structural damage or structural revolution of the status quo.
2- their act gets lots of attention in the media.
One would be really antagonist if you made useful FOSS, new ways of generating energy, 3d printing breakthroughs, direct democracy schemes.