The end of LulzSec? Hacking group says it is disbanding, after 50 days of attacks

The LulzSec hacking group has claimed it is disbanding, in a statement marking its 50th day of activity.

The hacking gang became notorious following a series of hacks and denial-of-service attacks in recent weeks against the likes of Sony, PBS, Infragard, SOCA, gaming websites, the CIA, the US Senate, and others.

LulzSec managed to amass a staggering 275,000+ followers on Twitter as it took the unusual approach of courting publicity for its strikes against companies and organisations.

In the run-up to the announcement, LulzSec said that it had a surprise in store…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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