LulzSec accepting hack requests via phone

Lulz Security has had an absolutely blazing day yesterday, hacking not only the United States Senate.gov address but also taking down the Escapist M agazine, Mine craft and EVE  Online in a self-proclaimed “Titanic Takeover Tuesday.” Now the hacker group has gone one step further, asking all fans to submit their hacking requests via a telephone request line.

As the BBC reports, the group publicized the phone number via their @lulzsec Twitter account, asking for “calls from true lulz fans… [on] 614-LULZSEC,” saying they will laugh at callers angry over the Minecraft takedown and also asking callers to “pick a target and we’ll obliterate it.” The “security” team proudly boasted their 5,000 missed calls and 2,500 voicemails statistics through their Twitter account, and also accepted the challenge of being “hunted down” by angry users of the 4Chan /b/ image board.

According to the BBC, when you call said phone number you are greeted with a recorded message from someone with a heavy French accent who calls themselves Pierre Dubois. The number’s area code (614) suggests it is located in the state of Ohio in the United States; however considering the French accent and the group’s take on security and general anonymity, it is extremely unlikely this is where the group is actually located.

LulzSec has already used eight requests from users calling the hotline and attacked them via DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack methods. Previously the group have hacked US TV stations as well as Sony Pictures and Sony BMG; their full list of hacks is available via their website.

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Am so sick of this little egotistical knob and I can't wait to see him getting caught. Fed up hearing more news every day that this cocky prick is messing with someone else. It went from interesting to irritating a couple weeks ago. Pride comes before a fall and I can't wait til he's dropped right in it. Talk about digging your own grave, his guys rented a jcb and is preparing to bury himself. Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should. I could kill someone, but I don't. Hope they broadcast his downfall more then his ****y little antics! Excuse my french:)

For everyone talking about them attacking twitter, etc: Their "lulz cannon" cannot take out large sites like twitter, google, etc. Sites they are targering have a very limited number of servers, weak load balancing, and probably no flood control. People keep giving these guys more credit than they deserve. They're taking out sites that have weak infrastructures due to poor IT department, lack of funds, etc.
They're a bunch of pricks that deserve to be locked up.

0V3RS1GHT said,
For everyone talking about them attacking twitter, etc: Their "lulz cannon" cannot take out large sites like twitter, google, etc. Sites they are targering have a very limited number of servers, weak load balancing, and probably no flood control. People keep giving these guys more credit than they deserve. They're taking out sites that have weak infrastructures due to poor IT department, lack of funds, etc.
They're a bunch of pricks that deserve to be locked up.
... says you from the "anonymous" avatar

Lulsecurity site: "We then found that the HTTPD had SSH auth keys"

or i am missing something or it says that every secure system is, ahem, insecure?.

ps: from a hacked pron site : "email: flag@whitehouse.gov / password: karlmarx )

If this number is legit, does that not mean it's North American? The number sequencing is the same as Canada/US. 614-lul-zsec (can't be bothered to work out the numbers). I think that the rest of the world have longer phone numbers.

Edit: NVM this mentioned in the article.

Jen Smith said,
614 is where I'm at, Columbus Ohio. Wonder if I should be hiding from possible NATO airstrikes now. Thanks, LulzSec.

I'm pretty sure they don't live in America. And I mean the continent not the US. it's really easy to get these numbers and just forward them to a country specific number. I do this.

Kreuger said,
If this number is legit, does that not mean it's North American? The number sequencing is the same as Canada/US. 614-lul-zsec (can't be bothered to work out the numbers). I think that the rest of the world have longer phone numbers.

Edit: NVM this mentioned in the article.

doesn't skype or other internet phone thing let you choose any number?

Buttus said,

doesn't skype or other internet phone thing let you choose any number?


There are services for that, and always keep in mind the power of VPNs!

GS:mac

With all this attention, twitter accounts, Facebook accounts, telephone numbers, etc. I'm sure at some point they'll screw up and allow someone else to get their location. Then probably the whole tech community will start luling.

Lucas said,
With all this attention, twitter accounts, Facebook accounts, telephone numbers, etc. I'm sure at some point they'll screw up and allow someone else to get their location. Then probably the whole tech community will start luling.

I'd say the authorities are already on the trail of catching them but they are still working under the radar. It's hard to believe that these kinds of attacks are allowed to just go by in USA.

enormous balls with with tiny brains... some members will be caught and prosecuted with extreme harshness... I have a feeling some people will be made an example of when targeting a government owned website.

dtunesrus said,
I figured out how to find these guys..... Just look for the person with the enormus balls walking about.

Elephantiasis is no laughing matter, they should have their balls checked out.

laz45 said,

That would be dumb...

Why? They're allowing more sites to be hacked because of leaving Lulzsec's phone number on it.

Coi said,

Why? They're allowing more sites to be hacked because of leaving Lulzsec's phone number on it.

It would be dumb because twiiter would suffer the same fate as the other sites, so they rather just ride the lulz boat!

Coi said,
Why doesn't Twitter just immediatly shut down this damned page.

On what grounds? It's just going to stop the information flow. They could just use their own website if the account was to be deleted.

The Protagonist said,
i must admit i did crack up for bit while reading this, but this is without doubt gone too far.

I was lmao the whole article.