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Lulzec hackers warn NHS over its security

Bucket List shows softer side of hackers
Fri Jun 10 2011, 09:41

SONY BAITERS AND NINJA HACKER GROUP Lulzsec has contacted the NHS about the failings of its computer systems and network security.

Apparently feeling benevolent after reading about Alice Pyne, the young cancer sufferer whose 'bucket list' has inspired the internet, the Lulzsec hack boat first asked its followers to donate bone marrow, in payment for the Lulz it had given them, and then reached out to warn the NHS.

"In celebration of little girls getting bigger bones, we're now emailing NHS and informing them of those admin passwords we took months ago," read a tweet from the group.

This was followed with some more explanation, "Because if we f**ked over those that give health, people would literally die laughing at our antics. Poor lungs = poor lulz, people", and then a link to a copy of the email sent to the NHS.

In an email apparently sent to an individual at the NHS it said, "We're a somewhat known band of pirate-ninjas that go by LulzSec.

Some time ago, we were traversing the Internets for signs of enemy fleets. While you aren't considered an enemy - your work is of course brilliant - we did stumble upon several of your admin passwords which are as follows."

There follows some blacked out information and then the sign-off, which again points back to the bucket list. "We mean you no harm and only want to help you fix your tech issues. Also, we hope that little girls feast on the bones of many giving souls. All the best, Lulz Security."

On its Twitter feed the group added that it had never planned to use the passwords, but sits on such content for its own reasons. µ

 

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