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.
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The UK Metropolitan Police has just confirmed that its Police Central e-Crime Unit (England) has arrested a teenager in a Scotland Yard, FBI joint pre-planned operation.
Yes we know, the headline is all over the place, but it does, in a nutshell, bring life to what’s happened to former console manufacturer, and now games publisher, Sega. The firm was hacked by unknown culprits, prompting the Sonic creator to take its services offline until further notice. Lulz Sec are apparently Sega fans, and when the hacker group heard of the situation, they immediately stood behind it, promising to “take down” the “Sega hackers”.
Sega’s since then responded to the chaos, promising to take all necessary measures to make sure this doesn’t happen in the future. Get the full lot below the break.
Lulz Sec has no match, it seems, as the hacker group have once more taken down the servers of Eve Online, bringing login ability for the MMO to naught.
The hacking continues. Just after we reported that Lulz Sec had taken down Bethesda “weeks” before the firm reported the breach, the hacker group is at it again, this time hacking into and taking down Eve, Minecraft and League of Legends. Gaming site Escapist has also been lashed by the group, apparently doing it all the for “lulz”.
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.
Bethesda’s just confirmed that hackers have managed to breach its websites, stealing personal data belonging to users. The Brink stats site was also breached.