Another alleged LulzSec member arrested for Sony hack
Posted on 29 August 2012.
Another suspected LulzSec member has been charged for his alleged role in the attacks against Sony Pictures Entertainment's website and computer systems, the theft of over one million user accounts, and their subsequent publishing on the Internet.

According to the L.A. Times, 20-year-old Raynaldo Rivera from Tempe, Arizona, turned himself in to FBI agents on Tuesday after a federal grand jury indictment in Los Angeles against him was unsealed that morning.

As the previously arrested 23-year-old Phoenix resident Cody Andrew Kretsinger (aka "recursion") before him, Rivera - who went by the online handles of "wildicv," "neuron" and "royal" - is accused of using proxy services to hide his online activities and mounting an SQL injection attack against the company's systems, as well as stealing and publishing the thusly obtained confidential information on the hacker group's website.

Rivera has been charged with two counts including conspiracy and the unauthorized impairment of a protected computer, and if convicted, could end up with a 15-year-long prison sentence.

Kretsinger pleaded guilty to the charges and will be sentenced on October 25. Rivera is yet to be brought to court.






Spotlight

Infographic: 25 years of the firewall

Posted on 24 July 2014.  |  The firewall turned 25, and McAfee is celebrating with an infographic that creatively depicts its lifetime. If you take a moment to scan the infographic, you’ll notice the firewall's introduction and evolution coincide with certain security events.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Jul 25th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //