Hacker Turned FBI Informant Sabu Sentenced to One Year Probation

Hector Xavier Mansegur (otherwise as known as the notorious LulzSec hacker/backstabber Sabu) has just been sentenced to time served plus one year "supervised release." In other words -- Sabu's walking. Read More >>

Hacker Turned FBI Informant Sabu Will be Sentenced on Tuesday

Wired reports that Hector Xavier Monsegur, a.k.a. Sabu, the LulzSec hacker who became an FBI informant and helped take down numerous other hackers, will be sentenced on Tuesday, May 27th. The government will seek a sentence of just seven months, citing time served and his immense cooperation with the government. Read More >>

Anonymous Hacker Gets 10 Years in Jail, Blames Informant Sabu

Anonymous hacker Jeremy Hammond knew that he was going to serve serious time for his role in the 2011 hack of Stratfor Global Intelligence. But holy crap, the judge threw the book at the guy! The 28-year-old Chicago native was just sentenced to 10 years in US federal prison. For hacking. Read More >>

Sabu Won’t Go to Prison Yet Because He’s Still Snitching

Sabu, probably the most notorious public face of hacking from this young, stupid century, still isn't headed to prison. He hasn't even been sentenced yet—because he's still helping the FBI bust his friends. Read More >>

The Biggest Tech Screw-Ups of the Year

What a year for technology, what with all its tiny tablets and overhauled operating systems. But for every Nexus 7 triumph, a Nexus Q disaster reared its gruesome head. Here are the worst screw-ups the tech industry endured in 2012. Advanced warning: They're not for the faint of heart. Read More >>

Second Accused LulzSec Hacker Surrenders to Authorities

20-year-old Raynaldo Rivera of Tempe, Arizona, surrendered to authorities today, less than a week after a federal grand jury in Los Angeles brought an indictment against him on charges of an extensive computer breach involving Sony Pictures Entertainment, which ultimately cost the company over $600k. Read More >>

Sabu Is Still Working for the FBI

It's been almost half a year since LulzSec mastermind Hector "Sabu" Monsegur turned on his people in one of the most dramatic turns of hacking history. And in order to get another half away from a judge, he's still snitching. Read More >>

Was the AntiSec Hacking Spree an FBI Front All Along?

Cops. Defense contractors. The FTC. Military attorneys. FBI conference calls. Some of the most striking hack-attacks of the past year were executed under the middle finger banner of #AntiSec. But what if this "movement" was a gigantic trap all along? Read More >>

Is Anonymous Spinning Out of Control?

Yesterday, we learned Anonymous put out their very own hackeriffic OS—a tricked-out version of Linux filled with tools for mischief. Oops! It's filled with trojans instead. Get used to more of this. Read More >>

LulzSec Traitor Sabu Was Also a Loud Horrible Neighbour

LulzSec/Anonymous mastermind Hector "Sabu" Monsegur pissed off a lot of people this week after selling out his entire team to the FBI. But there's one more person who hated his guts: the downstairs neighbour who filed a complaint with the city of New York. So just how bad a neighbour was he? Read her email. Read More >>

Anonymous Posts Open Letter to Sabu on Hacked Website

Yesterday it was reported that Sabu had turned against his hacker community by working with the FBI. As a result, six key members of LulzSec have been arrested. In response, Anonymous has posted an open letter to Sabu on a website it hacked. Read More >>

Who Is Sabu?

Yesterday, Sabu was a ghost—the spirit of Anonymous, having guided the group through its most powerful and infamous hacks. Now he's Hector Monsegnur, a 28-year-old unemployed guy from the New York projects—and a snitch. Here's what we know: Read More >>

Read the Full LulzSec Indictments Right Here

In what's looking more and more like LulzSec's Waterloo, six top-ranking members of the notorious hacking collective were arrested today. Here, in their entirety, are their full indictments. It's a fed's-eye view of the organisation that wreaked unfettered havoc for months last year. Read More >>

How the Feds Turned LulzSec’s Leader Against His Own

Sabu, the most notorious hacker alive and de facto leader of LulzSec, has been captured by the FBI, and apparently turned against his hacker comrades. This is how the FBI caught him and made him sing. Read More >>

LulzSec Leader Betrays All of Anonymous

According to the FBI, you're looking at Sabu, the head of LulzSec, and the de facto King of Anonymous — easily the most notorious and influential hacker alive today. One thing: he just turned in his people to the police. Read More >>