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Thank you for staying tuned into our third case study and final installment of our four-part series on the Lulz Security hacks. Our first entry on the LulzSec hacks gave a broad overview of the group and what they did and how it made people aware of hacking. We then embarked on three case studies beginning with PBS and then InfraGard that outlined the attacks and corporate response and lessons learned. This entry will focus on what happened to Sony. Keeping true to form, we will look at the security…

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This post is the third part of a four-part series on the LulzSec hackers. Our first entry titled "Awareness Pains: How the LulzSec hacks influence security awareness.", Dealt with a broad overview of the group outlining their scheme and how companies and organizations were made aware of their shortcomings. Our second entry was the first of our three-part case studies, and it focused on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). This entry deals with the reaction of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Infraguard group and Unveillence, a security company. Our next…

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As promised, here is the first case study regarding the events surrounding the Lulzsec group. If you are reading that and wondering what we mean take a look at our blog entry titled "Awareness Pains: How the LulzSec hacks influence security awareness." That entry will give you a foundation as to what approach we are taking concerning the LulzSec group. The attack that we will focus on specifically was the attack on the Public Broadcasting Service or PBS. Today we will focus on the specifics of the attack, the preparedness…

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Bob set down the phone with a sigh. After six hours, five phone calls, countless emails, and two meetings, it was time to go home. The exploit of a system he had been assured was safe was now front-page news. LulzSec was taking the credit, but his company was taking the blame. Maybe, this time, we'll fix something he joked to himself. Bob was made painfully aware of the shortfalls of his company's security system. Don't let this happen to your company. Before this recent string of attacks, certain security…

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