LulzSec: UK-based hackers plead guilty
Source: H Security - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Latest News Three members of the LulzSec hacker group have pleaded guilty at a UK court. They confessed to having planned and carried out attacks on third-party web sites together. Among their targets were various law enforcement agencies including the CIA and the UK's SOCA (Serious Organised Crime Agency). The LulzSec hacker group's spectacular campaigns attracted a lot of publicity two years ago. The group had intruded into web servers such as those of the Sony Pictures film studio, the PBS news service, and security organisation InfraGard, where group members harvested user data and then released this data on the net with a fair amount of fanfare. Group members had also spied on security firm HBGary shortly after the company's CEO had announced that HBGary would disclose the identities of various Anonymous activists.

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