LulzSec Member Arrested for Sony HackAdded: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
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The police have raided the house of a guy who is allegedly a member of a worldwide-known hacking group LulzSec. The man is accused of participating in a cyber attack of Sony Pictures.
Cody Kretsinger, 23, was arrested at his house in Arizona and is now charged with conspiracy and the illegal impairment of a protected PC within cyber attacks that took place this late spring and early summer.
Reuters managed to take a look at the 9-page indictment, which claims that Kretsinger, along with his co-conspirators, is suspected of using an SQL injection attack on the service in order to gain access to Sony’s servers.
The guy, who went by the handle “recursion”, has published the data revealing that he and his fellows nicked from Sony Pictures on hacking group’s site. The attack itself was announced through the LulzSec’s Twitter account.
The company is still trying to evaluate the level of damage incurred by the hackers during the attack. Meanwhile, hacktivists have published personal information like names, birth dates, addresses, e-mails, phone numbers and passwords of many users that had entered contests Sony was promoting at the time, despite the fact that information was a bit elderly.
LulzSec claimed it just took a single injection for the company’s website in order to fall over and for it to get its paws on everything. In addition, the hackers noted that thousands people shouldn’t have put their faith in the organization that allows itself to become open to elementary attacks. The intrusion followed one more well-known high-profile raid on 77 million PlayStation Network accounts.
Thus far, Kretsinger made an initial court appearance in Arizona and was bailed by American Magistrate Judge, who placed a condition of his release: Cody Kretsinger was prohibited to travel to any states except Arizona, California and Illinois, or use a computer in order to access the web. The only exception was made for a computer at his place of employment.
Experts believe that Kretsinger faces a maximum sentence of fifteen years prison time if he gets convicted. Meanwhile, government prosecutors are demanding that he move to Los Angeles, where the attacked computer system is located, because the crime occurred there and the lawsuit against Kretsinger has been filed there as well.
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Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
|posted by (2011-09-28 14:35:11)|
|wow ... crazy...|
|posted by (2011-09-28 15:26:30)|
|15 years, wth...|
|how can you demand someone to move to the location where something happened just cause the case is there ,that is wrong also|
|lol serves him right .|
all these idiots have done is annoy normal ppl who dont work for these big company's.
and they didn't really hurt sony at all in fact sony gained customers from it so yer well done .
im all for freedom of speech being able to look at what i want on the net but these fools aren't going to help us sooner ppl realize that the sooner they will go away i do not need a key bored worrier fighting battles with company's on my behalf well saying its on my behalf but really its more to do with a few butt hurt ppl sad and pathetic .
|dam, to fking bad, that was a hack for the memory|
|i agree with joypadder all they done is fuk over the ordinary people who go out n work hard for a living,if they where piss off with sony then fair enough fuk up their network but y release customer info thats jst fukn stupid and these assh0les want ppl to suport them well i hope some1 rapes the little fuker for the next 15 year inside then he'll know how it feels to get fukd over|
|posted by (2011-09-29 17:39:47)|
|#4 that is just a translation error. . . that he Should be moved to - the state where the crime happen. Which will most likely be the case|
He knew he was wrong or he wouldn't have been hiding the fact.
Look at the comodohacker in Iran - he slapped Google in the face and didn't care less that they knew it was him -
The media paints him - Cody - as a student who just wanted a family and to work for the government
Does the state state penitentiary count as working for the Gov't?
A first try trusted source SQL injection?
Seems unlikely - luckiest hacker ever or did they/he pound the server and hack it using the techniques he learn in college as a network major?
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