The detention was made on the basis of evidence provided to the authorities that the head of Lulz Security, a few months of secretly working for the government.
According to Fox News, March 6 the police detained several members of the hacker group Lulz Security. Three members were arrested and two people were charged in absentia of conspiracy.
The newspaper said the arrest was made on the basis of evidence provided to the authorities that the head of Lulz Security, a few months of secretly working for the government.
Among those arrested were members of the group were two Britons, two Irish and one American. Presumably an indictment will be presented in the court of the Southern District of New York the morning of March 6, local time (on the night of March 7 GMT).
“It’s devastating to the organization. We beheaded LulzSec », – said the representative of the FBI.
According to the publication, the head of the hacker group is an unemployed 28-year-old father of two children, Xavier Montsegur Hector (Hector Xavier Monsegur), who is known on the network as Sabu. Once in June, the FBI exposed the attacker, he began to cooperate with the agency.
It is assumed that the detainee is a member of the group, Jeremy Hammond (Jeremy Hammond) was one of the leaders of hacking Stratfor servers in December 2011. Recall that when hackers stole millions of emails, as well as other confidential information.
A spokesman for the Southern District Court of New York, as well as Montsegur lawyer declined to comment.
It is assumed that the actions of members of the hacker group Lulz Security, which is an offshoot of Anonymous, brought billions of dollars of damage to the Government, international banks and corporations.
It should be noted that in June 2011 to LulzSec hackers claimed to stop their activities. Police later Great Britain and the United States reported the arrest of several members of LulzSec.