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LulzSec hacker Sabu walks free after "extraordinary" FBI cooperation

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After spending seven months in prison, former LulzSec hacker-turned-snitch Hector Xavier Monsegur (aka "Sabu") has finally been sentenced.

FBI informant Sabu tied to foreign cyber attacks

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The former LulzSec leader "Sabu" (aka Hector Xavier Monsegur) coordinated hundreds of attacks against foreign government computers throughout 2012 while working as an FBI informant.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: 10th anniversary, 10 topical tales

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October 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the USA's annual Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM).

So we thought we'd come up with 10 topics, in vaguely chronological order, that have burst into our collective security concerns at various times in the last decade.

SSCC 109 - Laptop theft, money mules, LulzSec, Microsoft and more [PODCAST]

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Episode #109 of our popular Chet Chat podcast series is out.

Chet and Duck are back with their almost entirely reverent opinions on the latest computer security issues.

Monday review - the hot 24 stories of the week

Monday review

In case you missed any recent stories, here's everything we wrote in the last seven days.

Interview with 'We are Anonymous' author Parmy Olson [PODCAST]

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In this podcast Chester interviews Parmy Olson author of "We are Anonymous" about her thoughts on LulzSec, their sentencing and the Anonymous movement. Parmy also shares some of her thoughts on Firefox OS and other developments from Mobile World Congress 2013.

Opinion: No, the LulzSec hackers weren't noble

Was the LulzSec hacking gang harmless? Perhaps noble, even?

Graham Cluley argues that it's not cool, or funny, to hack into companies, expose the private information of members of the general public, and to launch denial of service attacks.

Jail for the LulzSec hacking gang members

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BREAKING NEWS: Members of the notorious LulzSec hacking gang have been sentenced at Southwark Crown Court in London.

Have your say - LulzSec: helpful, harmless or hideous? [VOTE NOW]

Have your say - LulzSec: helpful, harmless or hideous? [VOTE NOW]

LulzSec are about to be sentenced, which will tell us what the judge thinks.

But why not tell us what you think, right here, right now?

The LulzSec hackers who boasted they were "Gods" await their sentence

The LulzSec hackers who boasted they were "Gods" await their sentence

Four members of the notorious LulzSec hacking gang, who attacked websites belonging to the likes of the CIA, the NHS and the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), are due to be sentenced by the UK authorities.

Monday review - the hot 21 stories of the week

Monday review

In case you missed anything, here's everything we wrote in the past seven days.

LulzSec hackers plead guilty, admit attacks on CIA, SOCA, Sony and others

LulzSec hackers plead guilty, admit attacks on CIA, SOCA, Sony and others

Southwark Crown Court in London has heard that three members of the LulzSec hacking gang have chosen to plead guilty to charges that they launched distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against a series of organisations including the CIA and the UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency.

Monday review: the hot 31 stories of the week

Monday review: the hot 31 stories of the week

It's time for this week's Monday review: all our stories from the past seven days.

Enjoy!

LulzSec hacker pleads guilty to Sony Pictures attack, faces prison sentence

LulzSec hacker pleads guilty to Sony Pictures attack

A former member of the LulzSec hacking gang has admitted to attacking the Sony Pictures website, and stealing the personal information of thousands of innocent individuals.

12 million iPhone and iPad device IDs hacked from the FBI, Anonymous claims

Smartphone PINs cracked with microphone and camera - a game-changer for phone security?

Hackers claim to have stolen a database of 12,367,232 Apple device IDs, and personal information such as full names, cellphone numbers, addresses and zipcodes belonging to iPhone and iPad users.

And where do they claim they stole this information? From an FBI laptop... via a Java vulnerability.

Monday review: the hot 27 stories of last week

Monday review: the hot 26 stories of last week

It's weekly roundup time - here's everything we published in the last seven days.

Suspected LulzSec member arrested by FBI for Sony Pictures hack

Suspected LulzSec member arrested by FBI for Sony Pictures hack

Raynaldo Rivera, suspected of hacking into computer systems belonging to Sony Pictures, and stealing the personal information and passwords of thousands of innocent internet users, has been arrested by the FBI.

LulzSec informant Sabu rewarded with six months freedom for helping Feds

LulzSec hacker Sabu rewarded with six months freedom for co-operating with Feds

Hector Monsegur, the notorious hacker known as "Sabu," once railed against the establishment. Now he owes his freedom to the good graces of federal authorities, who successfully lobbied for a six month extension on his sentencing.

LulzSec hacking duo plead guilty to string of attacks against US and UK websites

LulzSec hacking duo plead guilty to string of attacks against US and UK websites

Jake Davis and Ryan Cleary have entered guilty pleas to some of the charges against them related to LulzSec attacks on high profile websites last year.

LulzSec hacking suspect Ryan Cleary now faces charges in the USA

LulzSec hacking suspect Ryan Cleary now faces charges in the USA

The sorry saga of Ryan Cleary, now 20 years old and an alleged hacker from the group LulzSec, continues to unfold.

Arrested in the UK, charged, released and then re-arrested, Cleary now faces federal hacking charges in the USA as well.