LulzSec members have struck again; this time, the victim is the website of The Sun, the UK's best-selling daily newspaper owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News International.
Users who visited the Sun’s website, were reportedly redirected to a hoax page featuring a weird story about Rupert Murdoch being found dead in his garden.
After the site stopped working, users were redirected to LulzSec’s Twitter account, where they were greeted by the message: “This is only the beginning. F*** you Murdoch. You are next," and "Arrest us. We dare you. We are the unstoppable hacking generation....".
The infamous hacker collective, LulzSec, was known for its repeated attacks on the cyber infrastructures of various big corporations as well as government agencies across the world, including the likes of Sony and the US Central Intelligence Agency.
Interestingly its been hardly a month since the group officially disbanded, claiming its mission of creating 50-days of havoc in cyberspace had been successfully accomplished. However, it seems like the group could not restrain itself from coming into the limelight once more.
Following the incident, a News International spokesperson said that the company was aware of what was going on with the website of The Sun, but did not reveal any further information.