It’s clear that if there’s even a slight crack in a company’s Internet security, hackers will find their way in and expose customer information for all to see. It’s turning 2011 into a full-blown hackfest.
Hacker group LulzSec went on a 50-day hack-a-thon, peeling open Sony PlayStation’s customer account information and taking down the CIA’s site. These hackers boast of their conquests on their Twitter account. They have a website featuring the “Love Boat” theme as background music, and they distribute press statements about their conquests.
“For the past 50 days we’ve been disrupting and exposing corporations, governments, often the general population itself, and quite possibly everything in between, just because we could,” LulzSec says in its latest release.
Some recent high-profile hacks, some of which were attributed to LulzSec and its hack partners: