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LulzSec leader arrested in Australia, authorities say

Australian authorities claim they have arrested the self-proclaimed leader of the hacking group LulzSec. The unnamed individual was charged with two counts of unauthorized modification of data to cause impairment and one count of unauthorized access to, or modification of,…

Suspected LulzSec hacker arrested for attack on Sony

The FBI arrested a suspected member of the hacking group LulzSec yesterday for allegedly taking part in an extensive security breach involving Sony Pictures Entertainment. The hacker, 23-year-old Cody Kretsinger, is charged with conspiracy and the unauthorized impairment of a protected…

Four more suspected LulzSec and Anonymous members arrested

Four more members of the now infamous 'hacktivist' groups were arrested Friday in the UK as part of a wider operation by UK and US Police enforcement authorities including the FBI. They are currently being questioned by the Police from the Metropolitan Police Central e-Crimes Unit.

Suspected LulzSec member "Topiary" released on bail

As reported last week, British authorities arrested the individual thought to be "Topiary", one of the founders of hacktivist group, Lulz Security. Today, Jake Davis, 18, was conditionally released on bail under orders which prohibit Internet access, enforce a 7:00am-10:00pm…

LulzSec, Anonymous launch 'Operation Anti-Security'

LulzSec issued a statement yesterday avowing its partnership with the hacker collective Anonymous in an open declaration of war against the "freedom-snatching moderators of 2011." Dubbed Operation Anti-Security (#AntiSec), LulzSec called for like-minded individuals to open fire against any government…