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LulzSec Hacker Pleads Guilty To Cyberattacks
2013-04-10 08:05:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A 26-year-old member of the hacktivist group LulzSec has pleaded guilty to one count of computer hacking. Ryan Ackroyd from Mexborough, England, admitted to being part of LulzSec, and entered his plea at a hearing in London on Tuesday after having previously denied involvement in the cyberattacks against Sony Corp., Nintendo Co., News Corp and others. He will be sentenced on May 14 along with three other LulzSec members, but...

2011-07-27 11:01:00

LONDON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebekah Brooks announced her resignation as CEO of News International on Friday. By 15:44 BST the same day, the company's share price had fallen 0.56 per cent, as noted by City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk). Traders who employ fundamental analysis would have been aware of this development. Fundamental analysis is a style of market research which takes into account news events such as financial results, economic news, weather...

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2011-07-22 10:35:00

Hacking group LulzSec claims to have 4 gigabytes worth of emails taken from an alleged hack on servers at News Corp., but said it won't make them public for fear of jeopardizing ongoing legal actions. The hacktivists said they abandoned plans to release the emails, but will instead plan to release select batches of the emails via a "partnership" with select media outlets, an approach similar to that applied by WikiLeaks to its controversial US diplomatic cables and war document releases last...

2011-07-20 09:32:00

NEW YORK, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP announces that on July 19, 2011 it filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Civil Action No. 11-4947) on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of News Corporation ("News Corp" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: NWSA) who purchased during the period from March 3, 2011 through July 11, 2011 (the "Class Period"). Please call or email Nancy Kaboolian at...

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2011-07-19 09:05:00

Despite calling an end to their own internet hijinks last month, a continuing and growing scandal at News International has brought the hacker group Lulz Security (LulzSec) back into action, BBC News is reporting. The computer hack was revealed last night when visitors to the website of British newspaper The Sun were redirected to LulzSec's Twitter page which featured a fake news article. The article declared that Rupert Murdoch, owner of News International had been found dead in his garden....

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2010-03-28 09:14:39

Rupert Murdoch's News International said Friday that the Times and The Sunday Times will become the first British newspapers to charge readers to access all online content in June. Customers will have to pay $1.50 for one day's access and $3 for a week's subscription. The AFP reports that both Times titles will launch new websites in early May, replacing the existing combined site, Times Online. Two new sites will be available for a free trial period to registered customers.  Access to...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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