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Codebreaker

Lulzsec Soldier captured?

John Moe Jun 21, 2011

Meanwhile there may have been a hack on the UK census. Unless there wasn’t. Someone posted a message online claiming to be LulzSec and saying they had the entire census and would release it. Then LulzSec, through their Twitter account, said no, it wasn’t them

If you’re beginning to get a little sick of these knuckleheads, I can understand it. You kind of feel like someone needs to wipe the e-smirks off their e-faces. And that may have happened. Soca and the FBI say they cooperated on an investigation that led to the arrest of a teenager in Essex, England in connection with LulzSec. He’s being questioned and his computer equipment has been seized.

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