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Sony needs to get its security team together!

not like they can do anything
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Sony needs to get its security team together!
In all fairness to Sony, I am sure their network and server security team would LOVE to at this point in time, but it takes a lot of time and money to overhaul security or implement and test new security. Things like this are not easy to deal with, especially when you are dealing with deeply rooted security flaws that have gone addressed for years.
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Eh, he's crying wolf because they leaked the info on the 3rd and wants to play victim.

Cheeky bastard
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To be fair, Lulz Sec. claimed that they were only testing him to see if he'd cave. Probably with the intent of smearing Hijazi's reputation publicly (if their claim is true, that is). If nothing else, they (Lulz) left themselves open to Hijazi going public himself and laying waste to them in the same manner.

In other words, if their intent wasn't to actually extort him, then they went about it it a very stupid manner.
there is indeed a limit to how much bs i can read and swallow.

"i didnt mean to kill him, we just wanted to see if he would bleed"
    
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Eh, he's crying wolf because they leaked the info on the 3rd and wants to play victim.

Cheeky bastard
Considering LulzSec DID hack him and did post PERSONAL DATA about INNOCENT people that have nothing to do with any of this drama between hackers and corporations and this guy is publicly stating this and offering up chat logs with time stamps as evidence, I am more inclined to believe this poor chap over a group of pathetic asshats who extort, threaten, and compromise personal data of innocent people.
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I can easily believe this story very easily. I hope they get caught
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I like how it doesn't explain who the CEO is, like Americans are familiar with this foreign name.
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Considering LulzSec DID hack him and did post PERSONAL DATA about INNOCENT people that have nothing to do with any of this drama between hackers and corporations and this guy is publicly stating this and offering up chat logs with time stamps as evidence, I am more inclined to believe this poor chap over a group of pathetic asshats who extort, threaten, and compromise personal data of innocent people.
I never said I supported the hackers, I just think this guy should be questioned considering what what claims Lulzsec is making (everything they do is on their website, so I thought "why not see what they claim"?) against him.

Yes, extortion is still a crime, and they should go to jail.
Yes, harassing/investigating an FBI agent is a federal offense, and they should go to jail.
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I never said I supported the hackers, I just think this guy should be questioned considering what what claims Lulzsec is making (everything they do is on their website, so I thought "why not see what they claim"?) against him.

Yes, extortion is still a crime, and they should go to jail.
Yes, harassing/investigating an FBI agent is a federal offense, and they should go to jail.
My apologies if it sounds like I was accusing you of supporting them. I was simply pointing out why it would the CEO is much more believable than LulzSec in this instance. At this point, I have very little sympathies or trust for them. My apologies again if you felt I was accusing you.
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The correct Information is worth A LOT, just ask those thieves at the Advertising / Marketing Firms...

Oh don't act like there aren't bad guys on the other side too!

In fact I view the whole internet things as one big web where everyone is trying to get their sticky (web spitting) fingers on something...

Obviously this web has a lot of spiders on it!

That reminds me of a nightmare/dream I use to have, a reoccurring one at that..
Edited by _GTech - 6/6/11 at 11:40am
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