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    Anonymous, LulzSec Retaliate: Hack 70+ Law Enforcement Sites, Leak Information

    In retaliation of the recent arrests of their alleged members, the hacking collectives Anonymous and LulzSec recently infiltrated the websites of more than 70 U.S. law enforcement institutions across the United States and released this weekend 10 gigabytes of confidential information. The hacktivists claimed to have accessed and leaked hundreds of emails, passwords, Social Security […] More

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    Twitter Wars: Scotland Yard vs. Anonymous, LulzSec

    As part of its ongoing battle against the notorious hacktivist collectives Anonymous and LulzSec, the British Metropolitan police recently issued a public warning via Twitter to U.K. members of the two organizations reminding them of the laws on computer misuse. The tweet follows the court appearance this week of Jake Davis, an 18-year-old from Shetland […] More

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    DHS Warns of Potential Attacks by Anonymous, LulzSec

    In light of recent cyber attacks against government agencies and affiliations, the Department of Homeland Security released a statement warning organizations to keep alert for potential cyber attacks from hacktivist groups Anonymous and LulzSec. The bulletin, which was released by DHS’ National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, aims to provide accurate situational awareness for federal organizations’ […] More

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    Police Arrest Alleged Leader of LulzSec

    Another alleged associate of international hacking groups Anonymous and LulzSec was taken into custody this week after officers from the Scotland Yard e-crime unit accused the Shetland man of acting as latter group’s spokesperson. The unnamed 18-year-old was taken in on charges of breaching the U.K.’s Computer Misuse and Criminal Law Acts. The accused teenager, […] More

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    FBI Nabs Alleged InfraGard Hacker

    FBI agents yesterday arrested a 21-year-old man believed to have participated in a recent cyber attack on InfraGard, the bureau’s initiative with the private sector to fight terrorist threats against the nation. According to the criminal complaint, Scott Matthew Arciszewski, a University of Central Florida student, uploaded three files that damaged the server of InfraGard […] More

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    European Police Continue Pursuit of 'Anonymous' Hackers

    Police in Italy and Switzerland this week raided more than 30 homes as part of an overall effort to crack down on high-profile cyber attacks claimed by hacktivist collective Anonymous, The Wall Street Journal reports. Since last December, police have nabbed more than 40 individuals in Europe with alleged ties to Anonymous. In the U.S., […] More

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    Arizona Police Take Action after Hack Attack

    Arizona state police said they are checking the security of the agency's computer system after hackers infiltrated the networks and published online information concerning homeland security, The Associated Press reports. Lulz Security claimed last Thursday it successfully accessed the Arizona Department of Public Safety computer system and took data including sensitive case files and the […] More

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    LulzSec Turns Attention to Brazilian Government Websites

    The infamous hacker group Lulz Security has taken credit for yet another cyber attack. This time around, the Brazilian government came under attack in the ongoing onslaught of cyber attacks targeting companies and organizations around the world, according to Reuters. The sites for Brazil’s federal government, presidency and tax collection agency were inaccessible for about […] More

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    Alleged LulzSec Member Held in Custody in London

    The U.K.’s Office for National Statistics is looking into claims that hacker group Lulz Security has stolen data from the 2011 Census after the group , Dow Jones reports. “We have blissfully obtained records of every single citizen who gave their records to the security-illiterate UK government for the 2011 census,” read an online message […] More

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    Sega Hack Impacts 1.3 Million Customers

    Japanese video game maker Sega has become the latest victim of ubiquitous cyber attacks in which information belonging to 1.3 million customers was swiped, Reuters reports. In a statement released Sunday, Sega said names, birth dates, email addresses and encrypted passwords of Sega Pass online network members had been compromised; credit card numbers appear to […] More

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    LulzSec Releases Massive Data Dump, Shuts Down Thousands of Australian Sites

    Prankster hacker group LulzSec has steered its Lulz Boat and quest for mischief toward “down under,” breaking into Australian domain registrar and web host Distribute.IT, and crippling access to thousands of websites, according to media reports. The Register reports that the among the Australian data dump were details from Australian universities and government departments, including […] More

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