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Anonymous Hack The Sun Front Page With Fake Murdoch Death Story

by | 18th, July 2011

THE hackers have been hacked. Hacking group LulzSec blamed for hacking the CIA and Sony earlier this year have turned on News Corp and hacked the front page of the Sun Online with a fake story about Rupert Murdoch’s death. LulzSec and related hacker group Anonymous also claim to be sitting on a gold-mine of emails they’ve stolen from News Corp detailing illegal dealings inside The Sun and The News of The World. They threaten to release them tomorrow. 

The email claims were made on the Twitter accounts of Anonymous leader @ AnonymouSabu and on @ LulzSec , both accounts that have served as mouthpieces for the hacking groups before.

For the past hour  anyone visting www.thesun.co.uk has been redirected to  www.new-times.co.uk/sun/ a fake site set up by Anonymous which splashes on a fake news story about Rupert Murdoch’s death. The text relates a gruesome account of a suicide.

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