The biggest network intrusion ever has been carried out since 2006 against organizations in 72 countries. You get three guesses who the attacker is thought to be, but you probably only need one. Need a hint? It wasn’t LulzSec.
The hackers formerly known as LulzSec has a new target in its sights: Defense contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. The company confirmed an attack yesterday, though so far it’s not clear that it means anything.
CloudFlare, the Web security start-up made famous by the infamous LulzSec hackers, is adding 1,000 new customers a day. Clearly, it’s onto something, and the venture capitalists at New Enterprise Associates have taken note.
Sony is restoring its PlayStation and other online entertainment networks tomorrow in Japan, representing the very last market to be restored after a hacking attack brought it down nearly two and a half months ago.
LulzSec dumps a load of documents belonging to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Apparently they don’t like a controversial immigration law there. Also, the group has yet another rival gang that aims to bring them down.
Scotland Yard’s arrest of a 19-year old on computer crime charges has some wondering if the infamous LulzSec hacking troupe — which has attacked entities as varied as Sony, Nintendo and the CIA — is about to be broken. The group itself doesn’t sound worried. Update: Now LulzSec has acknowledged a tie to the person arrested.