Posts Tagged 'lulzsec'

Hackers: Doing good by day and bad by night?

Lulz Security was brought down by the U.S. Authorities last summer and it turns out that one of the people accused of being in the core of this organization, has been working in a nonprofit group dedicated to making websites more secure.
Darren Martyn, resigned last week from his position as a local chapter leader of the Open Web Application Security Project, based in Ireland, which develops open source applications, aimed to improved security. Martyn was known online as Pwnsauce …

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LulzSec – No Carrier…

So, it looks like the top hacker organization LulzSec had been brought down inside out. As it turns out, the group’s leader known as “Sabu” and now identified as Hector Xavier Monsegur has been an informant of the FBI since last June.
The 28 year Monsegur was secretly arrested in June 2011 and at that time the group was disbanded. Monsegur’s information led to the arrest of five more men, (one in Chicago, two in the UK and two in …

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LulzSec Hacker Exposed by the Service He Thought Would Hide Him

LulzSec Hacker Exposed by the Service He Thought Would Hide Him

On Thursday, the FBI arrested two suspected hackers who allegedly participated in Anonymous and LulzSec attacks. One of them, Cody Kretsinger, faces 15 years in prison for allegedly helping break into the Sony Pictures website with an SQL injection and publishing user data. As we described on Thursday, the indictment against Kretsinger says he used what’s called a proxy server to hide his identity while carrying out the attack. But on Friday it emerged that the site he allegedly used …

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