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FBI arrests LulzSec suspect over Sony hacking

LOS ANGELES — The FBI on Thursday arrested a member of the LulzSec hacking group suspected over a cyberattack earlier this year on Japanese giant Sony, officials said. FBI agents arrested the suspect, named as Cody Kretsinger, 23, of Phoenix, Arizona, “without incident,” said US Attorney in Los Angeles Andre…

Former U.S. official to head cybersecurity at Sony

WASHINGTON — Japanese electronics giant Sony, which suffered a huge data breach this year, named a former top US Department of Homeland Security official on Tuesday to lead its cybersecurity efforts. Philip Reitinger, who worked at US software giant Microsoft before joining the US government, has been appointed Sony’s chief…

Murdoch paper The Sun warns website users data stolen by LulzSec

LONDON — Britain’s Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid The Sun has sent a message to readers warning them that computer hackers may have published their data online after an attack on the paper’s website last month. The paper’s publisher News Group Newspapers (NGN) said in an email late Monday that details of…

Teenager gets bail in LulzSec hacking case

An 18-year-old British man arrested on suspicion of being a spokesman for hacking groups LulzSec and Anonymous was granted bail when he appeared in a London court on Monday. Jake Davis is charged with hacking into websites, including that of Britain’s Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), which was out of service for…

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