A federal grand jury in Los Angeles has indicted a 20-year-old British citizen on charges related to attacks by the LulzSec hacking group against the Fox and PBS television networks and Sony's film and TV studio. Ryan Cleary, who is already in custody in the United Kingdom where he faces prosecution over similar charges, is accused of joining other members of LulzSec in using hacked computers, known as a "botnet", to steal confidential information, deface websites or attack servers. He was indicted on Tuesday. "Cleary is a skilled hacker.Read more »
Unemployed 28-year-old New Yorker Hector Xavier Monsegur AKA "Sabu" was the de facto King of Anonymous and the head of LulzSec, easily the most notorious and influential hacker alive today. And he just turned in his people to the FBI.Read more »
When the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s John Perry Barlow tweeted last December, “The first serious infowar is now engaged. The field of battle is WikiLeaks. You are the troops,” many in the mainstream media rolled their eyes and dismissed his words as hacker hyperbole.But the events of the past few days, in which the hacktivst “group” Anonymous launched a major campaign called Operation Anti-Security, show that many more Julian Assanges are indeed waiting in the wings—ready, willing and able to continue what the embattled WikiLeaks founder startedRead more »
Lashing out against the "racial profiling anti-immigrant police state that is Arizona," LulzSec has released their newest data dump: "hundreds of private intelligence bulletins, training manuals, personal email correspondence, names, phone numbers, addresses and passwords belonging to Arizona law enforcement."Read more »
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