LulzSec has done it again. The hacking group has become very popular lately and is probably loving all the attention its getting. LulzSec even opened up a hotline for people who want to call them. Nearly a day ago, LulzSec pulled off what could be its most risky hack yet. The group confirmed that it has crashed the website for the CIA.
The way that LulzSec crashed the CIA website isn’t the big story here. On its Twitter page, LulzSec said it used “a very simple packet flood” to get the job done. At the time of this writing, it has been 17 hours since LulzSec made the announcement. 17 hours later, the CIA website is still down.
The real story here is the sheer guts LulzSec has to toy with the CIA. What the group has done is certainly a federal crime. Hacking the U.S. Senate website was bad enough, but the CIA is on another level.
Not too long after the CIA hack, LulzSec released a list of 62,000 email addresses and passwords that was collected from random sources. At the time of this writing, the list still exists.
Via [LulzSec Twitter]