ALLEGED LULZSEC hackers appeared in court today and pleaded guilty to some of the charges against them.
Ryan Cleary, 19, and Jake Davis, 18, both admitted being part of Lulzsec, an offshoot of Anonymous, and both admitted to playing a part in denial of service attacks on web sites.
However, they and two others, Ryan Ackroyd, 25, and an unnamed 17-year-old denied other charges, including allegations that they uploaded plundered content to the internet and encouraged others to launch attacks.
According to a report at the Telegraph Cleary and Davis pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to do an unauthorised act or acts with intent to impair, or with recklessness as to impairing, the operation of a computer or computers. All four pleaded not guilty to assisting or encouraging others in their attacks.
When it was active Lulzsec was one of the more mischievous Anonymous arms, and it infamously hacked the Sun newspaper and the NHS, although in the case of the latter it released no materials.
We have asked Karen Todner, who is Cleary's lawyer, for more information. Earlier this year she confirmed to us that Cleary had broken bail by corresponding with Sabu, who infamously turned out to be an FBI informant.
Today Cleary was returned to jail while the other suspects were released on bail. µ
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