LulzSec: We will cease fire on all targets if Obama wears a shoe on his head

After months of attacks on government and corporate websites LulzSec have finally offered a ceasefire on all targets. However there’s a catch. Through their occasional means of communication, they tweeted, “If President Obama wears a shoe on his head throughout the entirety of his next big speech, we will cease fire on all targets forever.” It’s likely this wasn’t the method that the US government was planning on using in order to stop LulzSec from releasing any more sensitive information and continuing with their spree of attacks on large websites.

For those who may not seem convinced by LulzSec’s tweet, they soon followed up by saying, “You think we're joking but we're not. Let's get this happening, @BarackObama, we'll later write songs in your glorious shoe-wearing name.” Unfortunately for LulzSec’s victims, the attacks and leaks are likely to continue due to Obama more than likely to ignore the request.

Earlier today, Neowin reported that insider information was revealed about the group who are said to be a collective of six to eight members. Two members are said to have left when the attack on the FBI occurred but  the rest seem to be standing their ground. Other than governments pursuing the group, rival hackers are also joining in. An independent hacker whose alias is "th3j35t3r" (Jester) has also declared war on LulzSec and is working towards bringing the group down.

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Neowin, Tom - Please show some editorial judgment. Be mature yourselves. This is not news and you should not report it as such (or at all).

Apparently a few Lulz supporters posting here actually think this was funny. Its not even funny in the slightest, unless you have a brain the size of a pea.

At first lulsex is cool but this has gone too far. Not good at all. Neowin put the news probably to avoid attack

satus said,
At first lulsex is cool but this has gone too far. Not good at all. Neowin put the news probably to avoid attack

Or....someone is sleeping with one of the members of lulzsex.....

Go home to dad little boys, you are not a hacker group, SQL-injection and DDoS aren't "hacking", grow up...do something that really counts as "hacking"...

So jester is against them now (jester is the one that gave them the apache 0day they've been using), oh how ironic!

although, he (obama) deserves to wear an actual donkey-hat, the children that is ripping this thread up really show their age...I mean, c'mon? You have to be 13 to think that someone, especially a world super-power would just wear a shoe on his head...just because a few kids want a few laughs....and that be the end of it? Sorry, I don't like Obama's administration, or the guy himself....but this is just down-right retarted. My 4 year old epileptic niece came up with a better idea...but like I said, she's 4...so that shows the mentality level. How pathetic.

Maybe that guy who threw his shoe at Bush should be allowed back in, then there's a chance of obama wearing a shoe

jackkk1 said,
Prison shower fellows are rubbing hands and waiting for lulzsex members to arrive.....
You best go take care of them while they wait then.

LordBattleBeard said,
You best go take care of them while they wait then.

No, i'm not going there, i'm not part of that "cool" script kiddie team.

I suspect Neowin has been hacked. That's the only explanation for the number of the number of all these 'breaking news'...

Breach said,
I suspect Neowin has been hacked. That's the only explanation for the number of the number of all these 'breaking news'...
Nope, after Sony got took down they possibly think they'll cover something really amazing in the future and tbh LulzSec is on every major news source

NOOOOOO: MICROWAVE ON HEAD! MICROWAVE ON HEAD! MICROWAVE ON HEAD! MICROWAVE ON HEAD! MICROWAVE ON HEAD! MICROWAVE ON HEAD! MICROWAVE ON HEAD! MICROWAVE ON HEAD! MICROWAVE ON HEAD! MICROWAVE ON HEAD! MICROWAVE ON HEAD! MICROWAVE ON HEAD! MICROWAVE ON HEAD!

UndergroundWire said,
Love it. Keep on the hactivism. I already downloaded the Arizona stuff, can't wait for Monday to come for some more promised goodies.

/facepalm

The Teej said,
I don't agree with LulzSec's actions, but I would rofl if I actually saw this.

That's what i was saying to my wife. Don't agree with their tactics, love the idea lol.

Just further proves that they are kids and not really a threat. Idiots really which will be in a "pound me in the ass" prison soon enough.

I don't understand why are so many people hating these guys. I don't care about them, but this kind of stuff surely will bring laughs. Their stance can be argued, but at least they are making companies and government work harder on securing their networks.

I think many are taking this too seriously.

Especially the ones who are going around saying they need to be shot in the head, tortured, etc. That's just ****ing nutty.

I hope these people are hung, shot in the face, tortured, etc.

ajua said,
I don't understand why are so many people hating these guys. I don't care about them, but this kind of stuff surely will bring laughs. Their stance can be argued, but at least they are making companies and government work harder on securing their networks.

I think many are taking this too seriously.

For one they are stealing and releasing innocent people's personal information, and two this is going to do nothing but cause more draconian regulations on the internet. Last but not least, they are a bunch of annoying douchebags.

TRC said,
For one they are stealing and releasing innocent people's personal information, and two this is going to do nothing but cause more draconian regulations on the internet. Last but not least, they are a bunch of annoying douchebags.

+1 million. Then multiplied by another million. Then add infinity.

lulzsec deserve everything which is going to happen to them.

TRC said,

For one they are stealing and releasing innocent people's personal information, and two this is going to do nothing but cause more draconian regulations on the internet. Last but not least, they are a bunch of annoying douchebags.

With people like you in the world that worry about every little thing in case your political masters enforce stricter rules on you, I'm glad there are groups like Lulzsec who aren't whipped.

ajua said,
I don't understand why are so many people hating these guys. I don't care about them, but this kind of stuff surely will bring laughs. Their stance can be argued, but at least they are making companies and government work harder on securing their networks.

I think many are taking this too seriously.

They don't, because they do not break into anything...they have luck with some SQL-injection attacks and they will slow servers down with DDoS...that's just boring...

LordBattleBeard said,
With people like you in the world that worry about every little thing in case your political masters enforce stricter rules on you, I'm glad there are groups like Lulzsec who aren't whipped.

Oh please, stop being a drama queen. Lulzsec is a bunch of stupid script kiddies, do you really think their idiotic shenanigans are going to change something for the better? Sorry but I prefer to live in reality, and we all know this will lead to stricter regulations on the internet. Well all of us except deluded imbeciles who think these clown shoes are some kind of heroes. When you grow up maybe you'll stop worshiping people like them though.

hey he stole that from me!!!!! i created shoe on head from YTMND forums back in 2006!!! it was a live jasmine webcam gag... it's on record in the ytmnd wiki, go have a look see ;D

Izlude said,
hey he stole that from me!!!!! i created shoe on head from YTMND forums back in 2006!!! it was a live jasmine webcam gag... it's on record in the ytmnd wiki, go have a look see ;D

You're the guy behind shoe on head ? O_O

bryonhowley said,
They need to find them already and put them in prison for the rest of there lives or a bullet in the brain with ever is cheaper.

No.

Not until Obama has a shoe on his head!

bryonhowley said,
They need to find them already and put them in prison for the rest of there lives or a bullet in the brain with ever is cheaper.

You are an ignorant B$%&@#d. Why should they be put to death for bringing these companies security flops into the light? Who have they hurt, besides the big-a$# corporations who need a little kick in the balls. Corporations now a-days run the countries and all lulzsec is doing is saying that they aren't invincible like they say they are. It's people like you who dumb-down this society and allow us all to get f*&*ed up the butt with no lube and a sandpaper condom by the government and corporations.

err...the police officers in AZ who have to worry about the fact that the drug cartels now have the addresses of their homes and where their families live? Know where their children likely go to school? Sorry, but lulz has targeted more then just faceless corporations.

Xilo said,
You're a complete idiot.

No you are Xilo, what their doing is called hacktivism. And their are plenty of reasons Gov. and especially banks should be brought to their knees in every way passable. Idk maybe you like tax dollars being illegally funneled to corporations under the guies of bailouts.

Or maybe you still believe the US government controls the US currency? lol syke United States money is created by private banks and is not controlled by the us gov. int he slightest.

Rusty.Metal said,

No you are Xilo, what their doing is called hacktivism. And their are plenty of reasons Gov. and especially banks should be brought to their knees in every way passable. Idk maybe you like tax dollars being illegally funneled to corporations under the guies of bailouts.

Or maybe you still believe the US government controls the US currency? lol syke United States money is created by private banks and is not controlled by the us gov. int he slightest.


No, what they are doing is ****ing with innocent people.

Xilo said,

No, what they are doing is ****ing with innocent people.

And a 10 year foreign war for another land's natural resources doesn't hurt innocent people? A war on drugs that imprisons the mentally ill and ends their chance at a normal life isnt hurting innocent people? USA's foreign policy of invade & replace tyrannical dictator with another tyrannical dictators that we funded doesn't hurt people?

Get your ****ing head out of your ass.
In contrast to 10 years ago today's hacking hurts less people. 10 years ago CC list, SocialSec#, stolen servers, etc were openly traded in public IRCs. People were bold enough to use stolen cards and order items to their neighbors house w/o a second though. Today if you did that **** your likely to get caught. Today, we are hacking corporations and government buracrocys for INFORMATION, not for monetary gain. Today there is a war over information.

I agree that publicly they act like children and state its for the 'lulz' but these people are smart and developed a image they portray. But at the end of the day they are doing it for much more then lulz.

Rusty.Metal said,

And a 10 year foreign war for another land's natural resources doesn't hurt innocent people? A war on drugs that imprisons the mentally ill and ends their chance at a normal life isnt hurting innocent people? USA's foreign policy of invade & replace tyrannical dictator with another tyrannical dictators that we funded doesn't hurt people?

Get your ****ing head out of your ass.
In contrast to 10 years ago today's hacking hurts less people. 10 years ago CC list, SocialSec#, stolen servers, etc were openly traded in public IRCs. People were bold enough to use stolen cards and order items to their neighbors house w/o a second though. Today if you did that **** your likely to get caught. Today, we are hacking corporations and government buracrocys for INFORMATION, not for monetary gain. Today there is a war over information.

I agree that publicly they act like children and state its for the 'lulz' but these people are smart and developed a image they portray. But at the end of the day they are doing it for much more then lulz.

AMEN! HALLELUJAH!

Gasoau said,
This is getting way out of hand.

These comments are getting way out of hand, it's a joke. Grow a sense of humour, laugh, and get on with your life. KTHXBAI.

Einlander said,

You cant stay a boy forever peter pan

Peter Pan isn't a boy. He just goes into boy's bedroom's at night and gets them to come with him.

creepy.

Xilo said,

Grow up.

Most of you guys hating on the hackers both don't have a sense of humour, nor understand why they are doing it. Lulzsec, fair enough, admit, that it is for the lulz. Hackers gonna hack. But a lot of hacking groups actually have some pretty decent reasons for hacking when they do. Personally, if it means it changes a company for the better, I say, carry on hacking. This statement on twitter, was just a joke, yet everyone is taking it so seriously. What about when Anonymous helped the people of Egypt? Did you praise the hackers then?

Feinraf said,

Most of you guys hating on the hackers both don't have a sense of humour, nor understand why they are doing it. Lulzsec, fair enough, admit, that it is for the lulz. Hackers gonna hack. But a lot of hacking groups actually have some pretty decent reasons for hacking when they do. Personally, if it means it changes a company for the better, I say, carry on hacking. This statement on twitter, was just a joke, yet everyone is taking it so seriously. What about when Anonymous helped the people of Egypt? Did you praise the hackers then?

No they didn't because lets face it, evil can do no good right? People are ignorant and even if someone did one small bad thing and 100 good things, they will hone in on that one bad thing and blow it out of proportion and call them the devil. Society is F***'d that way.

These guys are not hackers. And there is absolutely nothing funny about what they are doing.

Feinraf said,

Most of you guys hating on the hackers both don't have a sense of humour, nor understand why they are doing it. Lulzsec, fair enough, admit, that it is for the lulz. Hackers gonna hack. But a lot of hacking groups actually have some pretty decent reasons for hacking when they do. Personally, if it means it changes a company for the better, I say, carry on hacking. This statement on twitter, was just a joke, yet everyone is taking it so seriously. What about when Anonymous helped the people of Egypt? Did you praise the hackers then?

psionicinversion said,
Bush avoided shoes cus he can't tie them without the aid of velcro!

Thanks. I just lost half the drink I had in my mouth. Good one.

Well..at least we now know these gropes are Republicans.

Have you noticed though Neowin is bending over backwards to talk about these guys? Especially if one of the news stories about these guys on Neowin says this...

"What is it like to be part of the most well known hacker groups in the world?"

texasghost said,
Well..at least we now know these gropes are Republicans.

Have you noticed though Neowin is bending over backwards to talk about these guys? Especially if one of the news stories about these guys on Neowin says this...

"What is it like to be part of the most well known hacker groups in the world?"

Nah. I heard that Speaker Bon... I mean Boehner got his demands in private. I think they want to see him cry or something at a very public event. Wait... The waving of the white handkerchief will be a sign of surrender (or maybe something else).

nub said,
/facepalm

You would have to be an idiot to take this seriously

Who urinated in your toasted whole grain oat cereal today?

chadlachlanross said,
Has no one ever even watched movies? "We won't negotiate with terrorists" is pretty standard even in the fictional movies.

Well, Obama is negotiating with the Taliban now, so he does negotiate with terrorists...

M_Lyons10 said,

Well, Obama is negotiating with the Taliban now, so he does negotiate with terrorists...

Family Reunion. /s

chadlachlanross said,
Has no one ever even watched movies? "We won't negotiate with terrorists" is pretty standard even in the fictional movies.

That wasn't the case in 24, everyone got immunity deals! lol!

chadlachlanross said,
Has no one ever even watched movies? "We won't negotiate with terrorists" is pretty standard even in the fictional movies.

Can I be informed of when exploiting network vulnerabilities due to lazy or non existing security advisors became terrorism or terrorist activity ?

This is an unbelievably funny quote by Lulzsec, they really are absolutely hilarious. I just can't stop laughing, the hilarity, the outlandish wit and charm of these pranksters. You guys crack me up. No really, you're the tops lulzsec.

TRC said,
most of you will probably be in prison soon anyway.

Amen.

_DP said,
"We do NOT give in to terrorist threats."

Well, we used to not give in...but with the current administration, you never know. They've already announced a troop pullout while in the midst of "negotiations" with the Taliban...

Hurricane Andrew said,

Well, we used to not give in...but with the current administration, you never know. They've already announced a troop pullout while in the midst of "negotiations" with the Taliban...

Sure we have. They wanted us out of Beirut and got us out with a well placed truck bomb in a Marine Corps barracks. by the way that was in 1983 for a memory jog.