LulzSec

  • Anonymous Hacktivist Jeremy Hammond Gets Maximum 10-Year Prison Sentence

    Anonymous Hacktivist Jeremy Hammond Gets Maximum 10-Year Prison Sentence

    Anonymous hacktivist, Jeremy Hammond, who leaked millions of emails from security firm Stratfor, has been slapped with the maximum prison sentence of 10 years. Hammond claimed the harsh ruling was a “vengeful, spiteful act” designed to send a message. Read More

  • The Megabreach Is Back: Hacktivists To Blame For 58 Percent Of Stolen Data In 2011, Says Verizon Study

    The Megabreach Is Back: Hacktivists To Blame For 58 Percent Of Stolen Data In 2011, Says Verizon Study

    Move over organized cybercriminals, the new gangs in town don’t want our money, but they want to make a point, and they’re going to do whatever it takes to make sure we listen. The annual Data Breach Investigations Report (embedded below this post) from Verizon and major security agencies has found that hacktivism from the likes of Anonymous accounted for 58 percent of all data… Read More

  • Lulz? The ‘Murdoch Leaks Project’ Gets A Landing Page

    Lulz? The ‘Murdoch Leaks Project’ Gets A Landing Page

    Over the last week, there’s been quite a bit of news swirling around Rupert Murdoch’s empire, including, most recently, the now infamous LulzSec’s pwnage of The Sun, News Corp’s daily tabloid newspaper. On Monday, the loose network of merry hacktivists hacked into The Sun, pinned a fake news story about Murdoch’s supposed death on the homepage, redirected the site… Read More

  • LulzSec Hacks Murdoch-Owned ‘The Sun,’ Redirects Homepage To @LulzSec Twitter Account

    LulzSec Hacks Murdoch-Owned ‘The Sun,’ Redirects Homepage To @LulzSec Twitter Account

    Looks like hacker group LulzSec is back in action, this time redirecting the homepage of the Murdoch-owned The Sun (http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/) to a fake story about Murdoch’s death located on the UK Time’s URL http://www.new-times.co.uk/sun. Read More

  • After 50 Days Of Attacks, Hacker Group LulzSec Calls It Quits

    Hacker group LulzSec has announced that after 50 days of hacking companies and organizations, it is finally done. Check out the message from LulzSec below, which was posted on Pastebin. Check out the video as well (embedded below). LulzSec most recently released a torrent of data from Arizona law enforcement which included hundreds of classified documents including personal emails, names and… Read More

  • LulzSec Releases Arizona Law Enforcement Data, Claims Retaliation For Immigration Law

    Hacker collective of the moment LulzSec has just released a torrent of data it claims to belong to Arizona law enforcement, in what it calls “Operation Chinga La Migra” (or literally translated “Fuck the border patrol”). They claim that the information, widely available via BitTorrent, includes hundreds of classified documents including personal emails, names and… Read More

  • It Wasn't Us: LulzSec Denies Involvement With Scotland Yard Arrest, UK Census Attack

    After declaring war against all governments Sunday night in Operation Anti-Security (#AntiSec), hacktivist group LulzSec has spent all Tuesday morning in a battle repudiating various media claims, coincidentally all UK related. In response to reports that one of their own was arrested by Scotland Yard in Essex, UK, the hacker group has tweeted, “Seems the glorious leader of LulzSec… Read More

  • 4 The Lulz

    4 The Lulz

    Editor’s note: Aaron Crayford is the CEO of Mighty whose main product is a smart real-time communication framework. While in high school was prosecuted by the US government for what the DoD called “The most organized systematic attack the Pentagon has seen” and was banned from touching a computer or talking about the story for a decade. You can follow him… Read More

  • LulzSec: We Are NOT Attacking Anonymous

    Hacker group LulzSec, which only communicates through its own Twitter account, LulzSecurity.com and random messages on Pastebin, has been on a Public Relations tear this morning. For the uninitiated, LulzSec is the loosely conglomerated internet greifer group behind the relentless hacker war on Sony, attacks on PBS, the US Senate, the CIA, and a slew of gaming sites popular with 4Chan… Read More

  • Six Apart Releases Movable Type Updates To Plug Security Holes, Following PBS Hack

    In a message posted on its corporate blog earlier this morning, blogging software maker Six Apart essentially admitted that security holes in its Movable Type product(s) are to be blamed for the recent, prominent hacking and defacement of the PBS.org website, which occurred at the end of last month. Hackers aligned with WikiLeaks at the end of May managed to break into and deface the US… Read More