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Sentencing of LulzSec double agent postponed

Authorities postpone hearing for Hector Xavier Monsegur, also known as "Sabu," who faces a maximum 124 year jail term for his role in LulzSec hack attacks.

By Feb. 22, 2013

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Australian police arrest alleged leader of LulzSec hacking group

Australian Federal Police arrest man who reportedly called himself the leader of the hacking group, which has been the target of recent prosecution after a brief hacking run in 2011.

By Apr. 23, 2013

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Anonymous hacker Jeremy Hammond gets 10 years in prison

The self-described "hacktivist" receives the maximum sentence for his role in the massive 2011 Stratfor hack.

By Nov. 15, 2013

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Really Francis? Here's where 'House of Cards' could use IT help

Crave's Eric Mack has been binging on season 2 of the Netflix series for two weeks now, long enough to notice some of the hackiness of the hacker subplot. He's talking to you, USB dongle of destiny.

By Feb. 28, 2014

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LulzSec arrests deal blow to hacker group

The U.S. Attorney says six hackers in the United States and abroad, affiliated with LulSec, Anonymous, and Antisec, have been arrested and charged with crimes.

By Mar. 6, 2012

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Hacker 'Sabu' worked tirelessly as FBI informant

According to court documents revealed yesterday, Hector Xavier Monsegur, who was known as "Sabu" in hacking circles, would stay up all night to help the government catch alleged hackers.

By Mar. 9, 2012

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LulzSec hackers plead guilty to attacks on Sony, Nintendo, more

Ryan Ackroyd, Jake Davis, and Mustafa al-Bassam all admit to plotting to hack Sony, 20th Century Fox, Nintendo, and other organizations in 2011.

By Apr. 9, 2013

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Prominent figures voice support for hacktivist Jeremy Hammond

As the computer programmer faces sentencing for the massive Stratfor hack, which revealed 200GB of government agency and private corporation data, thousands of supporters applaud his motives.

By Nov. 5, 2013

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Hacker accused of massive Stratfor attack pleads guilty

The Anonymous hacker busted for allegedly stealing data from the U.S. Army, Lockheed Martin, Bank of America, and more admits to nabbing confidential information and breaking the law.

By May. 29, 2013

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AntiSec hacks security site to protest LulzSec arrests

Antivirus company Panda Security is apparently targeted after a researcher celebrates reports that LulzSec's former leader had become an informant.

By Mar. 6, 2012