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[ISN] LulzSec Successors Press On, Hitting Viacom, AZ



http://www.informationweek.com/news/security/attacks/231000791

By Elizabeth Montalbano
InformationWeek
June 30, 2011

Less than a week after hactivist group LulzSec called it quits, a hacker group to which its members migrated mounted separate attacks on Viacom and Vivendi SA's Universal Music Group as well as on a previous LulzSec target, the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS).

Last Saturday, hacking group LulzSec, aka the Lulz Boat, announced online that it was ceasing operations, ending a 50-day hacking spree that included attacks on the Central Intelligence Agency and the U.S. Senate.

However, at the same time it called for others to carry on; advice its own members--who have joined forces with hackers from the Anonymous group to form a new group, #AntiSec--are taking.

#AntiSec has claimed responsibility for several new hacks, including another on the Arizona DPS, the second the department experienced in a week.

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