FBI Arrested Another LulzSec MemberAdded: Saturday, September 1st, 2012
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The authorities claimed the individual is responsible for bringing down Sony and arrested a person who is alleged of being a member of the hacking collective LulzSec. The FBI caught him on charges he participated in an extensive computer breach of the Sony studios.
Raynaldo Rivera, 20, from Tempe, Arizona, surrendered to the authorities of the United States. A federal grand jury ruled that there was enough evidence to charge the individual with conspiracy and unauthorized impairment of a protected personal computer. The mass media confirm that he could get 15 years jail time if he is convicted.
The prosecutors claimed that Raynaldo Rivera and his LulzSec fellows had stolen data from Sony Corp’s Sony Pictures’ computer systems in May and June last year through an “SQL injection” method of attack.
Raynaldo Rivera then reportedly helped to publish the confidential data onto the website of the hacking collective and also announced the intrusion on Twitter. The evidence of the authorities was based on a super-grass confession from Hector Monsegur and assistance from Cody Kretsinger, 24. The latter is a confessed LulzSec member who pleaded guilty four months ago to federal charges stemming from his role in the Sony attack.
The hackers have published such personal details as names, addresses, emails, phone numbers and passwords of several thousands of users who had entered contests promoted by the international giant. The company then said that the breach cost it over $600,000.
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Saturday, September 1st, 2012
|oh i see...|
|posted by (2012-09-01 17:00:28)|
|15 years jail time if convicted!!!!!|
Whilst some paedophile somewhere gets maybe 5 years for molesting someones child. The system is SCUM. AAAAAAAAGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHH i HATE them all
|When will people realize that punishment for crimes are not based on morality but on the injury of money, or cash flow. Criminal system is really a banking system, nothing more|
|Screw with the money and get screwed.|
|posted by (2012-09-01 20:39:29)|
|Yup. Money can be printed (as it has been over recent years to increase liquidity) but someones life cannot. But the higher penalty goes to a stealer of money, not lives.|
|Amazing how we have the right to remain silent but some just don't have the ability. Shame on them!|
|posted by (2012-09-01 23:38:07)|
|look if you sell the white powder or rocks thats ok, but steel someones details from a company thats not locked it up well thats 115 years !!!!|
kill and waste peoples lives with drugs thats to hard to fix !!!!!!
|posted by (2012-09-02 09:20:47)|
|There are murderers and rapist running loose and we are worried about people exposing the truth very sad indeed.|
|the governments of this planet are a joke just like the justice system|
|Shame on the American laws|
|HEY CO DEFENDANT!|
LETS GO TOO PRISION FOR 15 YEARS!
I JUST CANT UP & LEAVE BY MYSELF!
STOP SNITCHING AND BE 21 DO THE CRIME DO YOUR TIME SNITCH!
|posted by (2012-09-03 02:33:33)|
|This guy hurt real, innocent people... randomly and cowardly. So, don't whine and cry for him too loudly. Besides, where he's going, someone will be watching his back.|
@CaptCosmo - Killer avatar. Still LMAO. Thanks
|posted by (2012-09-03 08:24:56)|
|Good, the douche bag deserves what he gets.|
|600000$ is a big amount.|
But 15 yrs 0f jail is tooo big. So he will came out of jail by 35th
|some of you people drive me nuts. how can you come on a file sharing site, consider yourself a "pirate", and then say you hope they get what they deserve for an attack that was driven by sony getting involved in the anti-piracy movement. $600,000 in damages my ass.... it cost them $600,000 to secure their system the way it needed to be secured in the first place.|
|15 years is too long...there are real criminals like rapists and worse getting released with an electronic bracelet and they want to put a kid thats very intelligent since he was capable of doing what he did behind bars for 15 yrs? Thats one of those who should be rehabilitated and possibly giving him a job for things like thins never happen again..creating better security anti hacking systems!!|
|posted by (2012-09-04 06:42:58)|
|"it cost them $600,000 to secure their system the way it needed to be secured in the first place."|
So steal the private information of Sony's customers (punish them) to punish Sony for not protecting those customers information?
I don't care if Sony needed to know that their systems were not protected. You do not condone the actions of these ignorant ass kids.
Also, "The (mass media) confirm that he (could) get 15 years jail time if he is convicted." Mass media (Derp!) and the use of the word "could" pretty much invalidates the whole freak out session up in here. People rarely do the whole jail time they are sentenced to anyway.
|If i leave my backdoor open, the insurance company doesn't pay me either, so why should Sony get compensated? THEY didn't protect their customers, so it's their fault.|
|posted by (2012-09-06 18:12:25)|
|He is not a high level member, he will be paying the price for the tweets he made, and credit he tried to give himself. The real crime he committed is running his mouth on a public social media site. I disagree with the level of punishment given and think its absurd. But, as it stands, it is currently against the law to steal information. If you steal information, and know its against the law (whether you believe it is or not), dont go yappin online about it. Bottom Line.||
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