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Prior to his sentencing Tuesday, prosecutors say that the hacker-turned-informant has already done his time.
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.
According to court documents revealed last week, Hector Xavier Monsegur, who was known as "Sabu" in hacking circles, would stay up all night to help the government catch alleged hackers.
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.
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.
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.
The self-described "hacktivist" receives the maximum sentence for his role in the massive 2011 Stratfor hack.
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.
Ryan Ackroyd, Jake Davis, and Mustafa al-Bassam all admit to plotting to hack Sony, 20th Century Fox, Nintendo, and other organizations in 2011.
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.