PBS website hacked; story claims rapper Tupac is alive

The group taking responsibility for the hack said it was retaliation for a documentary about WikiLeaks. This latest attack may point to a summer of cyber security.

• Last month, Sony was consumed by a hack of its PlayStation Network.
• Last week, Reuters said that hackers had breached U.S. defense contractors.
• A report this morning says the Pentagon is calling cyber attacks an act of war.
• PBS’s website was hacked over the weekend, and a fake story was posted claiming the rapper Tupac is alive and living in New Zealand.

The hacker group LulzSec is claiming responsibility for the PBS hack, calling it retaliation for a “Frontline” piece about WikiLeaks that ran on PBS. LulzSec shared the PBS’s login information, along with this statement (which it disseminated via Twitter):

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