LulzSec

The media chums up with LulzSec hackers once again

It’s incomprehensible to me, but the media has had a long love affair with hackers.

This week it’s the turn of Sabu, a founding member of LulzSec, who has the press fawning over him…


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Three years on. Sabu, who betrayed his fellow LulzSec hackers, is due to be sentenced

One of the world’s most notorious hackers, who turned traitor on fellow members of the LulzSec hacking gang, is due to be sentenced today.


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UK government launched DoS attack against Anonymous hackers doing the same thing

It’s not just hackers who launch denial-of-service attacks. Sometimes law enforcement agencies do it too.

The United Kingdom is the first Western government known to have conducted such an attack, leaked documents reveal.


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Should the armed forces hire convicted hackers?

If someone had a criminal record for hacking, should they be considered for recruitment by a country’s cyber defence forces?


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Crumbs! Sounds like the law forbids freed LulzSec hacker from safely dumping his old computer

The infamous LulzSec hacker Topiary is free, but has been given some restrictions on what he can and cannot do on his computer.


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Opinion: No, the LulzSec hackers weren’t noble

Graham Cluley argues that it’s not cool, or funny, to hack into companies, expose the private information of members of the general public, and to launch denial of service attacks.


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Jail for the LulzSec hacking gang members

BREAKING NEWS: Members of the notorious LulzSec hacking gang have been sentenced at Southwark Crown Court in London.


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Have your say – LulzSec: helpful, harmless or hideous? [VOTE NOW]

LulzSec are about to be sentenced, which will tell us what the judge thinks.

But why not tell us what you think, right here, right now?


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The LulzSec hackers who boasted they were "Gods" await their sentence

Four members of the notorious LulzSec hacking gang, who attacked websites belonging to the likes of the CIA, the NHS and the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), are due to be sentenced by the UK authorities.


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Hackers threaten revenge if LulzSec hackers are given stiff sentences today

Hackers are threatening to wreak revenge on the authorities if members of the LulzSec gang receive tough sentences in a London courtroom today.


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LulzSec hackers plead guilty, admit attacks on CIA, SOCA, Sony and others

Southwark Crown Court in London has heard that three members of the LulzSec hacking gang have chosen to plead guilty to charges that they launched distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against a series of organisations including the CIA and the UK’s Serious Organised Crime Agency.


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LulzSec hacker pleads guilty to Sony Pictures attack, faces prison sentence

A former member of the LulzSec hacking gang has admitted to attacking the Sony Pictures website, and stealing the personal information of thousands of innocent individuals.


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12 million iPhone and iPad device IDs hacked from the FBI, Anonymous claims

Hackers claim to have stolen a database of 12,367,232 Apple device IDs, and personal information such as full names, cellphone numbers, addresses and zipcodes belonging to iPhone and iPad users.

And where do they claim they stole this information? From an FBI laptop… via a Java vulnerability.


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Suspected LulzSec member arrested by FBI for Sony Pictures hack

Raynaldo Rivera, suspected of hacking into computer systems belonging to Sony Pictures, and stealing the personal information and passwords of thousands of innocent internet users, has been arrested by the FBI.


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LulzSec hacking duo plead guilty to string of attacks against US and UK websites

Jake Davis and Ryan Cleary have entered guilty pleas to some of the charges against them related to LulzSec attacks on high profile websites last year.


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SOCA website brought down by DDoS cyber attack – for second time in a year

The UK’s Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) has confirmed that its website has suffered a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, effectively preventing internet users from reaching it.


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