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Originally Posted by johonm333 View Post
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.
THIS is very true unfortunately. I said it before if we can find Lin Baden, we can find those hackers. I just don't know why people need to cross the line and go to extremes to do this kind of stupidity. I know they're gonna face huge prison time because apparently Cybercrime is VERY serious now this year so far for the government.
post #22 of 63
it took 10 years to find Bin Laden

I've been following their twitter, I don't get the impression they are in it for the cash but who knows...

Part of me thinks what they are doing is wrong and sure if they are caught they should be punished appropriately, but part of me also likes to see big corporations get screwed over for a change!

Also who's to say these guys are US citizens, they might be in Russia where I very much doubt expedition is a likely outcome
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I can't believe Lulz Sect have actually taken on the F.B.I., that's some audacity!

They were even going head to head with that other famous hacker Anonymous...

They have obviously been targeting other hackers too, not just major corps...

I'm starting to believe this group may actually be like funded...
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We are starting to see a real hacker revolution going on across the net. The next year will be very interesting. Gov't and high profile company/organizations have a lot to catch up to and there will be a lot higher % of budgets going towards network security nowadays.

Those high school and college students that are interested in a field better jump on this.
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Because Hijazi had used the same password on the InfraGard site that he used on his personal Gmail account and his corporate Google Apps account, the hackers were easily able to spy on his personal and business activities.
aaaaaaaaaahahahahaha! oh the things i cant say on here...
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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"
I don't believe it either, but in all fairness...both sides of the story need to be given.
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someone or somebody is going to jail...
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I'm not surprised. People want the easiest way to make money these days.
I'm pretty sure people have wanted that since money has been used.
    
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Shady? It's called extortion. It's not a cute little prank, it's a crime.
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