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Lulzsec leader turned snitch after being arrested

Federal authorities said yesterday that a Lulzsec leader provided information on his colleagues after being arrested last year. The information helped authorities to arrest other top members of the hacking organisation. Hacker ‘Sabu’, real name Hector Xavier Monsegur, 28 years old from New York has been working with the FBI …

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LulzSec Hacker ‘Recursion’ could spend 15 years in jail

The authorities have arrested Cody Kretsinger, aged 23 from Arizona. He has been charged with conspiracy and the unauthorised impairment of a protected computer in conjunction with an attack in May and June. Reuters have reported that Kretsinger was arrested yesterday by the FBI. He was apparently a member of …

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Hackers claim corporations are ‘ridiculousy easy’ to attack

Hackers taking part in the Defcon conference in Las Vegas have said that corporations are ‘ridiculously easy’ to attack. They claim that staff are poorly trained with security making it straightforward to plan a cyber attack against them. Hackers at Defcon take part in weekend contests to test their skills …

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Suspected Lulzsec 2nd in command arrested by Scotland Yard

Scotland Yard have arrested ‘Topiary’, a well known hacker, who is said to be involved with prolific organisations Lulzsec and Anonymous. The 19 year old man has been arrested in the Shetland Islands and is currently being held in a central London police station. The Metropolian Police issued a statement …

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Sun newspaper hacked by Lulzsec

It appears that Lulzsec, the famous hacking group, have not disbanded. They have apparently hacked The Sun Newspaper, owned by media tycoon Rupert Murdoch. The hack included the publishing of a fake story which said that Rupert Murdoch was found dead in his garden. Visitors to the website were then …

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A-Team hacking group reveal Lulzsec members

Lulzsec have made quite a name for themselves in recent months, targeting many high profile companies across the globe. Until their recent disbanding they shared the limelight with Anonymous and some people have said that both groups shared members. The ‘A-Team’ are another hacking group who apparently don’t share very …

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ex Lulzsec members join Anonymous – its not over

A few days ago we reported that Lulzsec had disbanded. We also thought that due to close links members of Lulzsec would reenter the scene under a different banner. It didn’t take long for well known hacking group Anonymous reported on their twitter account that “All @LulzSec members have reported …

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Have Lulzsec inspired something bigger?

We reported a few days ago that Lulzsec announced that the attacks would stop, after they posted a notice saying they were disbanding. Security experts however say that this might not end attacks, which have already hit dozens of high profile sites and businesses. Lulzsec have been unstoppable in recent …

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DPS hacked by Lulzsec: law enforcement files stolen

High profile hacking group Lulzsec are in the news almost daily in recent weeks, and their latest target according to industry sources is the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Lulzsec hacked into the network and downloaded hundreds of law enforcement files, which they released. This is the latest in a …

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FBI on rampage to get Lulzsec

Lulzsec’s recent high profile attacks have gained the attention of the FBI – who are now spending a lot of their resources trying to track and prosecute the organisation. In a series of raids, the agency targeted a datacentre in the US this week and walked away with a selection …

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Lulzsec, what are their motives?

The hacking scene is a very complex territory to delve into. High profile group Lulzsec have been in the press in recent weeks for hacking into many corporations, such as Sony, as well as US government bodies. Behind the scenes however it appears there is more than a little friction …

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Have LulzSec been exposed online?

Team Web Ninjas have posted a blog online which is said to expose some members of Lulzsec, the underground hacking group who have targeted many businesses and government agencies in recent months. The blog, entitled lulzsecexposed.blogspot.com has received hundreds of thousands of hits over the weekend, and they even have …

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Lulzsec post details of 62,000 hacked accounts online

It seems we can’t go a day without mentioning Lulzsec, as the proficient hacking group continue to compromise websites and online businesses. Yesterday they posted the information of 62,000 hacked email accounts and the information relating to passwords makes for some interesting reading indeed. Looking through the list last night …

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Lulzsec take down CIA site

Lulzsec, one of the highest profile hacking groups have continued their campaign of site takedowns by breaching the US Central Intelligence Agencies homepage. Lulzsec announced the attack with a comment on their twitter page which read “Tango down – cia.gov – for the lulz.”. Lulzsec seem to be unstoppable right …

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Lulzsec take down game websites including EVE Online

Lulzsec have been in the press a lot recently, targeting several high profile agencies. Their latest attacks this week have been aimed at gaming companies such as Minecraft and Eve Online. LulzSec said they took down the Web site for CCP games EVE online and also Escapist Magazine. They also …

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Senate site is hacked by Lulzsec

Lulzsec, a well known hacking group managed to break into the Senate website at the weekend. US officials have ordered a security review into the incident to ensure it doesn’t happen again. Lulzsec are a high profile group of hackers who have previously targeted Nintendo, Sony and Fox News. An …

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Sony confirm they were hacked again by Lulzsec – says sorry

Kitguru reported earlier this week that Lulzsec, a group of skilled hackers, claimed to have compromised Sony servers. Last night Sony confirmed this was true, saying they were the victim, yet again, of an attack. Michael Lynton chairman and chief executive officer of Sony Pictures Entertainment and Amy Pascal, co-chairman …

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Sony hacked yet again, info of 1 million customers compromised

Sony’s miseries continue with the latest news that they have been hacked, again, losing the information of more than 1 million customers. Yesterday we reported that LulzSec, another hacking group had said they broke into Sony’s servers. These claims have been verified and it highlights that Sony are not yet …

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LulzSec target Sony claiming to have control of network

UK newsite TechEye have an interesting story running this morning which claims that Hacking group LulzSec have control of Sony’s network. LulzSec’s twitter account had some tweets saying that information has already been stolen from the Sony servers as part of an ongoing campaign. “Hey @Sony, you know we’re making …

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