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LulzSec publishes their final release

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 25 Jun 2011 19:21 User comments (5)

LulzSec publishes their final release LulzSec, the group behind many high-profile hacks in the past two months, has published their last release, and appear to be sailing off into the sunset.
The group has faced some heat recently from other Web-based groups like "Web Ninjas" and "The Jester," each of which promised to reveal the personal details of the group just like the group did to many innocent users.

LulzSec's legacy will be that of 50 days of chaos and an arrest on a lowly IRC chat operator with Asperger's.

Group's last post after the break.

Friends around the globe,

We are Lulz Security, and this is our final release, as today marks something meaningful to us. 50 days ago, we set sail with our humble ship on an uneasy and brutal ocean: the Internet. The hate machine, the love machine, the machine powered by many machines. We are all part of it, helping it grow, and helping it grow on us.

For the past 50 days we've been disrupting and exposing corporations, governments, often the general population itself, and quite possibly everything in between, just because we could. All to selflessly entertain others - vanity, fame, recognition, all of these things are shadowed by our desire for that which we all love. The raw, uninterrupted, chaotic thrill of entertainment and anarchy. It's what we all crave, even the seemingly lifeless politicians and emotionless, middle-aged self-titled failures. You are not failures. You have not blown away. You can get what you want and you are worth having it, believe in yourself.

While we are responsible for everything that The Lulz Boat is, we are not tied to this identity permanently. Behind this jolly visage of rainbows and top hats, we are people. People with a preference for music, a preference for food; we have varying taste in clothes and television, we are just like you. Even Hitler and Osama Bin Laden had these unique variations and style, and isn't that interesting to know? The mediocre painter turned supervillain liked cats more than we did.

Again, behind the mask, behind the insanity and mayhem, we truly believe in the AntiSec movement. We believe in it so strongly that we brought it back, much to the dismay of those looking for more anarchic lulz. We hope, wish, even beg, that the movement manifests itself into a revolution that can continue on without us. The support we've gathered for it in such a short space of time is truly overwhelming, and not to mention humbling. Please don't stop. Together, united, we can stomp down our common oppressors and imbue ourselves with the power and freedom we deserve.

So with those last thoughts, it's time to say bon voyage. Our planned 50 day cruise has expired, and we must now sail into the distance, leaving behind - we hope - inspiration, fear, denial, happiness, approval, disapproval, mockery, embarrassment, thoughtfulness, jealousy, hate, even love. If anything, we hope we had a microscopic impact on someone, somewhere. Anywhere.

Thank you for sailing with us. The breeze is fresh and the sun is setting, so now we head for the horizon.

Let it flow...

Lulz Security - our crew of six wishes you a happy 2011, and a shout-out to all of our battlefleet members and supporters across the globe.

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5 user comments

125.6.2011 19:31

Appropriately I'm watching One Piece right now.

225.6.2011 19:44


325.6.2011 20:13

more like the HEAT is coming very close to us.

426.6.2011 2:31

Godspeed, godspeed lulz boat! ;-)

I think the heat was getting close, I was under the impression there would be no end to the 'lulz' I guess TOR can only get u so far before the behind-the-scenes warrants get signed for their router logs/traffic monitoring etc.. Assuming they were going down that avenue (That's what I heard anywayz) Live traffic = Traceable (in that scenario)

I had hoped to see them expose more corruption, perhaps they should have gone after some 'those' corporations that we all know engage in such practice, yet are never exposed as doing so.

I guess the world will be a little less interesting with them gone, so: Godspeed lulz boat, Godspeed! We hope we never have need to hear from you again, but I'm confident it won't be long before another greedy co. goes after someone making their HW do what it should instead of improving their product. I hope they have learnt their lesson.

Godspeed ;-)

526.6.2011 11:10

I'm in agreeance. They've been caught. Or, there's a squeaking wheel about to get trashed & replaced rather than oiled.

Waxing poetic now isn't going to sway the vote of real "thinking folk" here. Simpletons & misfits easily swayed to this kind of anti social behavior might find it alluring or forgivable, but what positive change have they really made?

Raised security within the internet? Possibly. Or did they just make it harder for the rest of us to obtain information that already belongs to us under the Freedom of Information Act? And is our banking system now going to hide additional charges to our already bloated accounts for what they're going to call "additional security", that they were supposed to have had in the 1st place?

Nah, stick by the news cast. We'll probably here about a bunch of arrests coming up. I would even venture a guess that a couple of door s got kicked in by ATF or FBI, guns drawn. Might even be an episode on COPS.

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