Four members of LulzSec, the group behind 2011's hacker attacks against Sony and Nintendo, were sentenced at a London court yesterday. The youngest member received a suspended jail term of two years, while the other three were sentenced to prison time ranging from twenty-four to thirty-two months. [via GI.biz]
The Australian Federal Police is claiming today to have rounded up the "self-proclaimed leader" of Lulzsec, the community of hackers behind a string of game company and website attacks in 2011.
Two of the members of LulzSec behind last year's attacks on other gaming websites, have plead guilty in a British court today.
It's now a well-worn adage that online, each of us can be anyone. You recognize an individual by their typed words and actions. It's possible to get to know someone very personally indeed, and yet know virtually nothing about their daily lives. Where do they work? What city do they live in? How do they move through…
A "spokesperson" for hacking collective Lulzsec, who among other targets hit the online operations of Nintendo and Sony, has been arrested in the United Kingdom.
Ryan Cleary, 19, was arrested early last week in connection with a string of attacks on websites around the world. He was recently released on bail.
Whether planned retirement (or, more likely, hounded into disbanding), Lulzsec, the unlovable clowns behind hack operations against BioWare, Sony, Nintendo, EVE Online and Minecraft, ended its brief reign of semi-terror today with its final dump of stolen data, highlighted by 550,000 user names and passwords for the …
The teen linked by international law enforcement to anarchist hacking group LulzSec told family he was spending his days and nights locked in his room gaming, not hacking, the Mirror reports.
According to the BBC, a 19-year-old male was arrested in Essex. Scotland Yard wouldn't confirm if the arrest was connected to a LulzSec attack on a police website, but did confirm it was followed a string of denial of service attacks. This suspect is apparently believed to be LulzSec's leader. [BBC]
According to their Twitter updates, LulzSec has launched DDoS attacks—either on purpose or as a side effect of a mass hack attempt—that has taken down EVE Online, Escapist magazine, and Minecraft, proving conclusively that they hate everyone equally.
The scurvy dogs aboard the SS Lulz have raided Bethesda Softwork's servers after unsuccessfully trying to extort game info out of them. Ah well. They've also released a bunch of internal data from the US Senate's website for further giggling.
As hacker collective Lulz Security claims it snagged Sony Computer Entertainment's Developer Network source code, newspaper The Epoch Times reports that one LulzSec member, Robert Cavanaugh, is believed to be in FBI custody.
The hacker collective Lulz Security isn't taking a break from its attacks on Sony simply because it's E3. This morning, via Twitter, Lulzsec bragged that it had compiled Sony Computer Entertainment's Developer Network source code. Earlier in the week Lulzsec went after Sony BMG and Sony Pictures, and broke into…
Nintendo said today that hackers breached a server for its U.S. website but no customer information was compromised. The hacker group Lulzsec, which is behind other breaches of Sony websites earlier this week, claimed responsibility.