Group says it hacked Ariz. public safety files

from Forbes
AP , 06.23.11, 09:18 PM EDT PHOENIX —
A group that boasts of successfully hacking Sony and the CIA website now claims to have hacked into the computer files of an Arizona law enforcement agency. The Lulz Security hacking collective announced Thursday …

Huntsman: It’s ‘unacceptable’…Hacking arrest…McCain puzzled by reaction

from 9&10 News
LONDON (AP) — British police say a 19-year-old man is under arrest on
suspicion of carrying out hacking attacks on Sony and the CIA website. They say the arrest took place after a joint operation by a British Internet crimes unit and the FBI. …

CIA Web site hacked; group LulzSec takes credit

from the Washington Post
In recent weeks, LulzSec has claimed credit for hacking or bringing down
Web sites belonging to PBS, Sony, the US Senate and the Atlanta chapter of
InfraGard, a public-private partnership between the FBI and the private
sector dedicated to sharing …

LulzSec Downs CIA’s Public Site, Appears to be Subject of Framing Attempt

from Daily Tech
by Jason Mick (Blog) – June 15, 2011 7:20 PM

Group’s attack continue to grow more flagrant, as do its detractors

At around 6 p.m. Wednesday night after a busy day of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks some “31337” 2005-era “/b/tards” posted a microblog to Twitter. But these weren’t just any “/b/tards”; these were the most infamous hackers of the year — LulzSec…..

LulzSec appears to think itself untraceable, given its flagrant hacks — infiltrating the U.S. Senate servers, hacking an U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations affiliate, and now hacking the public presence of the world’s “most powerful” intelligence agency.

And it’s using new tactics. LulzSec has set up two phone lines — 614-LULZSEC or 732-993-7703 — and is taking thousands of calls a day. Some it actually answers, asking guests questions for prizes or regaling them in a faux French accents. But it’s also redirect the calls to phone denial of service (DOS) attacks — something rarely seen today.

Hackers take down CIA website, break into Senate site

from CBS News
By Brian Montopoli, Updated 6:34 p.m. Eastern Time

Computer hackers broke into the Senate’s public website Wednesday though they were unable to get proprietary data, the Senate acknowledged today.

It was the second such attack in less than a week.

Meanwhile, the CIA website was taken down Wednesday afternoon. The hacktivist group LulzSec group claimed credit.