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Lulz Sec Shuts Down, Leaves With Last Massive Hack

by Ernice Gilbert on June 26th, 2011, under Hot, News

Approximately 50 days after notorious hacker group Lulz Sec started its foray against the internet world, the group’s announced that it’ll cease ‘operations’ immediately.

Lulz Sec Hacked Into Bethesda “Weeks Ago”, Promises To “Embarrass” Firm, Demands Skyrim Details

by Ernice Gilbert on June 13th, 2011, under industry news, News

Bethesda recently announced that its websites, including the Brink stats website suffered an illegal intrusion over the weekend, with personal information being stolen. Since then hacker group Lulz Sec has claimed responsibility and are now planning to go even further, promising to “embarrass” the company soon.

Anonymous Takes Down PlayStation.com And Sony.com, More Attacks To Come (Update)

by Ernice Gilbert on April 4th, 2011, under Hot, News, Sony

Update: Sony’s just tweeted that PSN will be experience downtime throughout the day because of the hackers attack, saying downtime will be rather sporadic:

“PSN currently undergoing sporadic maintenance. Access to the PSN may be interrupted throughout the day. We apologize for any inconvenience.”

Original Story: As promised via a threatening message today, hacker group Anonymous have taken down two of Sony’s flagship sites: PlayStation.com and Sony.com. The PSN site’s also giving problems with the hackers claiming that PSN, and other Sony sites coming next.

Things just got nasty.