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LulzSec leader was an FBI informant

LulzSec leader was an FBI informant

By 7 March 2012

The Guardian reports that Hector Xavier Monsegur, AKA Sabu - the leader of the LulzSec group - was working as an FBI informant. The report comes following the FBI revealing that Monsegur - who also identified himself as a member of Anonymous and Internet... >>

Year in review 2011: July

Year in review 2011: July

By 29 December 2011

It was the height of Summer and shorts-clad frisbee fans were frolicking throughout the country's parks. Us tech lovers however were confined to our rooms, busy reading through all the juicy announcements that were filling the airwaves in July.  Despite... >>

Anonymous: We'll kill Facebook on bonfire night

Anonymous: We'll kill Facebook on bonfire night

By 10 August 2011

Remember remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason why gunpowder, treason, should ever be forgot... Written about Guy Fawkes' "Gunpowder plot", a plan to bring down the Houses of Parliament and assassinate King James... >>

Anonymous gives Syrian Ministry of Defence website a redesign

Anonymous gives Syrian Ministry of Defence website a redesign

By 8 August 2011

Anonymous went all out with its latest hack, completely transforming the Syrian Ministry of Defence website into a set of videos and links that pointed to the actions of leader Bashar Al-Assad. Inside the redesigned site's source code was a message from... >>

UK police: Jack Davis is definitely LulzSec's Topiary

UK police: Jack Davis is definitely LulzSec's Topiary

By 1 August 2011

The British authorities are convinced that the now-named 18-year-old Jack Davis, arrested on one of the Shetland Islands, Scotland last week is indeed the famed Topiary, one of the leaders and founders of LulzSec. Reports at the end of the week suggested... >>

Could latest LulzSec leader arrest be the wrong Topiary?

Could latest LulzSec leader arrest be the wrong Topiary?

By 28 July 2011

Yesterday, police arrested a 19-year-old man on one of the remote Shetland Islands, Scotland, believing him to be LulzSec co-founder and leader Topiary. And, by all accounts, it is widely believed that he does, indeed, go by that name online. However,... >>

Anonymous and LulzSec mount anti PayPal campaign

Anonymous and LulzSec mount anti PayPal campaign

By 27 July 2011

Pastebin, the hackers favourite text hosting website, has become home to a written plea, from LulzSec and Anonymous, for readers to close down their PayPal accounts.  The FBI continues to crack down on internet based hacking groups, something which... >>

News International's The Sun newspaper hacked by LulzSec

News International's The Sun newspaper hacked by LulzSec

By 18 July 2011

The Sun newspaper, owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News International, was hacked on Monday night by cyberprotesters LulzSec. Visitors to the national newspaper’s website were automatically redirected to a different site (http://www.new-times.co.uk/sun/) that... >>

LulzSec: Lessons can be learned from hacking spree

LulzSec: Lessons can be learned from hacking spree

By 5 July 2011

A member of the now retired hacking group LulzSec has broken cover for an interview with the New Scientist magazine. And Sabu claims that, although originally for the "lulz", the team's attacks on several large company websites and databases have been... >>

FBI LulzSec raids continue - Iowa women gets visit

FBI LulzSec raids continue - Iowa women gets visit

By 29 June 2011

The LulzSec hacking group may have pronounced its retirement a few days back, but that won't stop the FBI and other international police forces from pursuing the individuals involved. One suspected member, Ryan Cleary, has been released on bail after... >>


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