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LulzSec hackers handed jail sentences
Three LulzSec members are sentenced to between 20 and 32 months for hacking offences. But from the beginning, the Lulzsec group stood in stark contrast to the secretive profiles of other hackers.
A love of guns, chemistry and Assange: LulzSec unmasked
Following the arrests of six alleged members of the LulzSec internet hacker collective, Channel 4 News scours their social media profiles and finds a love of weapons, chemistry and Julian Assange.
Alleged LulzSec hacker released on bail
A teenager alleged to be a key member of the LulzSec hacker group has appeared in court, charged with launching cyber attacks on websites including the Serious Organised Crime Agency.
Hacker group LulzSec’s ‘real leaders’ still active
As police question a teenager arrested in Shetland over alleged computer “hacktivism”, Channel 4 News learns there are new “leaders” emerging in the chatrooms used by the LulzSec hacking group.
LulzSec hackers target The Sun’s website
The Sun’s website has been targeted by computer hackers. LulzSec, which has previously attacked companies including Sony, claimed it carried out the hijack.
LulzSec hackers disband after 50 days
The LulzSec computer hacking group, which claimed to have breached the websites of Sony, the CIA and a British police unit, has announced it is disbanding.
Claims LulzSec hackers have ‘obtained UK census’
Channel 4 News learns an international computer hacking group may have targeted the 2011 UK census, as a 19-year-old is arrested in Essex on suspicion of masterminding activity by LulzSec.
Hacking group LulzSec trying to ‘incite cyber riot’
Hackers at LulzSec deny targeting the UK census as a suspected member of the group is questioned by police. But a security expert tells Channel 4 News they may be inciting “cyber riot”.
Soca website offline after hacker attack
The Serious Organised Crime Agency website has temporarily been taken offline after a cyber attack by hackers.
Can autism be used as hacking defence?
Computer hacking and autism are increasingly mentioned in the same breath thanks to several high profile court cases but Channel 4 News asks if autism can really be used as a defence to online crime?
Anonymous: ethical hackers or cyber-criminals?
Support for “hacktivist” group Anonymous is at an all-time high. But as Katie Razzall asks, is the group acting out of an anti-authority ethic or simply hacking for its own sake?
‘Disturbing’ rise in cyber attacks on UK government
A British intelligence agency warns cyber attacks on the UK government are on the rise, ahead of a major summit on cyber-warfare. But an expert tells Channel 4 News the summit will be “superficial”.
Two arrested in Anonymous hacking investigation
Two men are arrested as part of an investigation into the Anonymous and LulzSec hacking groups.
Criminal underworld exposed on the ‘hidden internet’
Channel 4 News exposes the “hidden web”, a shady network of websites trading in illegal goods, including drugs and paedophile material, apparently beyond the grasp of the authorities.
Man arrested over ‘malicious’ Louise Mensch tweets
A 61-year-old man has been arrested in the Gloucestershire area on suspicion of sending “malicious communication” to Conservative MP Louise Mensch.