Is Lulzsec coming back?

After their betrayal at the hands of Sabu, we thought Lulzsec was probably done for good, but a new video has surfaced on YouTube claiming that not only is Lulzsec still hanging in there, but they're planning to release 3 terabytes of brand new "lulz" in the near future.

The video consists of a text crawl set against music eerily reminiscent of the Star Wars theme (with some Nyan Cat thrown in there for good measure), followed by a special 'message to the people' read by what sounds like Siri's long lost sister. For your convenience, here's a transcript of the text crawl:

The oppressive powers behind the Evil empire have used Darth Sabu to seed mistrusting amongst the inhabitants of the planet Anonymous. The Old Order of the Knights of the Lulz, hunted and exterminated by FBI Siths, have gone into the shadows. Those who have survived are secretly preparing to revenge and meditating about the events...

Meanwhile the ruling Empire has started building the Death Laws, to be used to control freedom and the spread of information on the Internet. Frustration has started to show up amongst the different nations, and some groups called Occupy have started to revolt against this imposed dictatorial regime, becoming a danger for the ruling system. The Occupies were declared illegal, and they are currently being monitored and imprisoned.

A new dark age for the humankind has begun and all dissident voices are being shut down. This new Slavery is spreading along every corner of the universe; the Empire has seized control of The Knowledge seeking to render the population ignorant and incapable of rising effectively against the new order. Obscurantism is slowing replacing the vacuum left by the lack of intelligent and access to information. Some rebels have left the law to become pirates, sailing cyberspace to carry information from remote ports to near ones.

In a secret and distant IRC, some knights are coordinating plans and analyzing TBs of data they have taken from the empire. This new council is carrying on secret missions all around the Internet to take control over strategic assets; with the new life in the shadows, a new hope is growing, again, amongst the knights...

So, is it a hoax? A secret government plot to ensnare the last remnants of the Lulzian Order? Or are the last remnants of Lulz really planning to reveal themselves again? Who knows; the video goes on to list a number of websites from which the 3 TBs of data are being drawn, including everything from State.gov to the Syrian governments private mail system. Oh, yeah, there's some stuff about Sabu, too.

The video ends by encouraging 'The People' to find liberation and 'awesomeness' within themselves by taking their 'f***ing computer' and 'coding their freedom'. Sounds like Lulz to us; if they're serious, we should know before too long.

Via: Voovode
Source: YouTube (possibly NSFW)

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Pupik said,
They went away? Couldn't really care less about it.

Obviously you cared enough to read the article and comment on it.

Jerid said,
You guys be talkin smack but it'll be sweet fun to see you guys hacked

Will you be lol-ing when you get hacked?

Jerid said,
You guys be talkin smack but it'll be sweet fun to see you guys hacked

Lets say your username and password are published by LulzSec. Someone uses that to login into your Facebook and browse through your contact list to see if you have a girlfriend, and you do. Then he goes send a bad message to her what could break the relation. Would you like that?

For a note. This did happened around a year ago to few people when LulzSec released a list of accounts.

Niekess said,

Lets say your username and password are published by LulzSec. Someone uses that to login into your Facebook and browse through your contact list to see if you have a girlfriend, and you do. Then he goes send a bad message to her what could break the relation. Would you like that?

For a note. This did happened around a year ago to few people when LulzSec released a list of accounts.

I don't social network and for the reasons you listed above plus some other reasons I find legitimate enough not to affiliate myself in

Niekess said,

Lets say your username and password are published by LulzSec. Someone uses that to login into your Facebook and browse through your contact list to see if you have a girlfriend, and you do. Then he goes send a bad message to her what could break the relation. Would you like that?

For a note. This did happened around a year ago to few people when LulzSec released a list of accounts.

I know it's just an example, but if you had a girlfriend that was incapable of listening to the truth and coming to reason later on, then losing her probably isn't much of a loss.

mikeyx12 said,
I know it's just an example, but if you had a girlfriend that was incapable of listening to the truth and coming to reason later on, then losing her probably isn't much of a loss.

This.
Still shi*ty a** situation though.

GS:mac

These guys hurt more than do any good. Hope they finally make good on their threats and go after some of those high-level secret agencies, at least then they'll most likely go after these Lulzseks and root them out for good...

Well, I said it before and I'll say it again, these guys don't help the cause to stop censorship at all!!!

The reason? They can't string sentences together and show themselves up as nothing but small children. When Anonymous released statements they were structured, focused, and had a reasoned argument (regardless of the side of the fence on which you stood). You could "understand" their viewpoint and could see what they were trying to achieve.

That mission statement has been lost. When I read that a new slavery was "spreading along every corner of the universe" and that the general prose was taken from a bad plot synopsis from a Star Wars flick, says it all really.

Worst thing for the anti-censorship brigade for a while.

Wiggz said,
Well, I said it before and I'll say it again, these guys don't help the cause to stop censorship at all!!!

The reason? They can't string sentences together and show themselves up as nothing but small children. When Anonymous released statements they were structured, focused, and had a reasoned argument (regardless of the side of the fence on which you stood). You could "understand" their viewpoint and could see what they were trying to achieve.

That mission statement has been lost. When I read that a new slavery was "spreading along every corner of the universe" and that the general prose was taken from a bad plot synopsis from a Star Wars flick, says it all really.

Worst thing for the anti-censorship brigade for a while.

If you'd have payed attention to the video, or the text in it, you'd have seen that this "comeback" has political motivations.
It's not just anymore about the lulz, but about so much more so I think we can expect a more clear "viewpoint".

PS: From the original lulzsec hackers, only one possibly remains, the rest went in hiding or has been arrested.

Stekkz_ said,

If you'd have payed attention to the video, or the text in it, you'd have seen that this "comeback" has political motivations.
It's not just anymore about the lulz, but about so much more so I think we can expect a more clear "viewpoint".

PS: From the original lulzsec hackers, only one possibly remains, the rest went in hiding or has been arrested.

Several were arrested and also later released because no evidence to get them indited could be legally found.

All these guys do is hurting both cooperation's and the people themselves like us. Extracting a database of a site and post all the username and password out. All these got used for by people was to login on their Facebook/Twitter and post stuff like "I'm gay." or maybe even worse. The cooperation that got hacked updated their security and restored everything to its old state.

If you really want to hurt the cooperation then mess up their site and backups big time. Don't leak the user database and hurt the users of the site. Also please don't cover news about this group, seeing their video with these fast flashes of news items about them just tells me they want attention and nothing more.

People have to realize these guys have an agenda, and that's to make life shittier for companies and individuals alike. From the people caught with this earlier, it seems common they're social misfits who are really failing at life more than those being hacked.

But slap on a few memes on your brand image and re-use the tired Anonymous moniker, and everything seems to still be hip and cool.

The best way to combat these guys and anyone like them, is by not giving them attention. That's what they crave the most. They haven't yet figured out how to get attention of the positive kind, so they instead try to get attention of ANY kind. They're ready to release your password or identity details to get this. Any news editor should keep this in mind.

They don't stand for Internet liberties or any other political goal, at least not as adults. Nothing they do will improve the situation and liberties online; rather the contrary.

Edited by Northgrove, Jun 4 2012, 9:29am :

I am glad they are comming back it was enteraining to see each time I loaaded up another site was down due to them :lol:

Predictable really as it is nearly time again for the long school holidays!

These little brats have gone past the irritating stage and their parents have never been able to control them.

We used to have viruses that were written 'for teh lulz'. They just did something irritating or played a prank - fair enough.

What these toddlers do is damage people's lives with the pretense of doing against the 'evil empire'.

Most people are a little rebellious in their politics at the age of these children but we mature and learn that it is just how the world works whether we like it or not, so go do what most other teenagers do, hack in to a porn site and get busy.

Just don't spread credit card details and personal, private (possibly incriminating to their wives) information around. Hopefully the 'evil empire' will pick up these idiots and show them what a true evil empire does and have them murdered or put in forced labour camp. I would love to see that happen to the little virgins, 'for teh lulz'!

So they want to be taken saeriusly whith those stupid memes and rage faces or whatever there called? There obviously dumb kids to say the least

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