LulzSec confirms no formal ties to Cleary, attacks Arizona government organizations

Friday, 24th June 2011 15:44 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

A LulzSec member has confirmed that Ryan Cleary, who was arrested in the UK this week on suspicion of hacking charges, had no formal ties to the group despite a few media reports stating otherwise.

Speaking in an interview with Gawker, the member calling himself Topiary said the attacks made by Cleary happened in 2010, which was before the group was even formed, sans the one he made on the British Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) on June 20.

LulzSec contends Cleary hacked the site after the firm had already tried to bring it back up from an attack it had performed earlier that day.

“Ryan isn’t part of LulzSec… No LulzSec arrests have been made,” said Topiary. “Our Twitter hasn’t even been suspended. The mass media are clueless and have spun ‘LulzSec leader’ out of their own asses, when there are no facts to support that Ryan is related to LulzSec,” he said.

Topiary goes on to say LulSec’s only connection with Cleary was that he ran a chat server with a “fan room” for supporters of the hack group.

“We had identical fan chats on 2600, AnonOps, Efnet, Rizon, Unreal, etc…” said Topiary.

The Lulz member went on to say it’s next venture, which is called Antisec, targets government agencies and banks with goal being to steal secret documents and leak them onto the net.

The first document released pertained to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, and situational awareness bulletins from the Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center, which according to excerpts on BoingBoing, reveals more than “700 bulletins, email archives, images and other files,” in a 440MB pack releases on a torrent site.

The documents detail subjects “ranging from internal training, policies, events and goings-on in the criminal underground.”

“Every week we plan on releasing more classified documents and embarrassing personal details of military and law enforcement in an effort not just to reveal their racist and corrupt nature but to purposefully sabotage their efforts to terrorize communities fighting an unjust ‘war on drugs’,” said a statement from LulzSec.

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  1. IL DUCE

    I’m growing oh so tired of all this hacking stuff

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Alakratt

    Now THIS I can support.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. NightCrawler1970

    @2, yeah i see what kind of person you’re, ash long Lulz comes with document about goverment wasting tax money, and cops are dirty, thats old news….

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Phoenixblight

    “Every week we plan on releasing more classified documents and embarrassing personal details of military and law enforcement in an effort not just to reveal their racist and corrupt nature but to purposefully sabotage their efforts to terrorize communities fighting an unjust ‘war on drugs’,” said a statement from LulzSec.”

    Hope once these numb nuts are found that they get tossed in jail and then get passed around like a doobey by the inmates.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. NightCrawler1970

    Quoted from boingboig: “Build the fence higher and deeper, tighten border control, and send EVERY illegal alien home!!!”

    The option is the Berlin wall

    From right to left:

    1 – East Berlin
    2 – Border area
    3 – Backland Wall
    4 – Signal fence
    5 – Different kind of barriers
    6 – Watch towers
    7 – Lighting system
    8 – Column track
    9 – Control track
    10 – Anti-vehicle trenches
    11 – Last Wall, known as the “Wall”
    12 – Border
    13 – West Berlin

    If Texas to California do the same thing like whats on the pics, there will be NO MEXICAN HAVE THE BALLS TO CRAWL,JUMP,THROUGH THE WALL!!!

    But what think average american Tax payers about building a Wall from texas to California????

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Alakratt

    and the problem is? Yes, that’s old news, but it still goes on. So as long as it exposes corrupt assholes, I say, why not?

    #6 4 years ago
  7. LOLshock94

    i heard the leader was some mentally ill retard who couldnt speak to women

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Old MacDonald

    Hm, I’d like an Uplink-sequel.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. DSB

    @5 So you don’t think East Germans had the balls to die trying to get through that between 1960 and 1989? For one you’re leaving out the East German automated buckshot mines, landmines and trained attack dogs, and secondly you’re wrong.

    Besides, if the US did that the lower parts of their economy would collapse, and they’d have to buy groceries from everybody else. Last time I checked a lot of agricultural nations in Latin America aren’t their biggest fans, I doubt they’d get a discount.

    I’m pretty sure that the politicians are quite pleased with Latin America coming to them, rather than having to go to Latin America. There’s a reason why nobody from the government shows up at those fields looking for ID. They could net thousands of people doing that every day, but then they’d be hurting white American business owners.

    @8 Like, now. It would be kinda sneaky, but Introversion could make a serious buck doing that.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. sg1974

    Why is this presented as fact? Don’t you think they might have insentive to lie?

    #10 4 years ago
  11. NightCrawler1970

    @9, there are successful escape, by tunnel, and by ultra-light plane(2 seater) hang-glider with motor behind it…

    The tunnel escape was the most successful…

    And why bother about illegal mexicans, according Obama, he gonna give all illegal immigrants a US passport(no Citizen test require), thats makes me mad…

    Im legal, and i have to pay big bucks for that test….

    #11 4 years ago
  12. chriswhaaat


    #12 4 years ago
  13. DSB

    @12 Most awesome linkage ever. That’s a lot more interesting than anything Lulzsec actually does. +100 to you.

    @11 Actually I was at a part of the old East German border a little over a month ago, where people had tried to cross and got hit by the East German equivalent of the claymore mine, and were left to die in pain in the middle of the demilitarized zone, until the GDR and the US figured out who was going out to pick them up. Lots of people drowned trying to sail to Denmark too.

    People are going to try to cross borders as long as people make life hell for them back home.

    Although I can totally understand why you’d feel cheated by the notion of amnesty. At least you can take comfort in the fact that those illegals currently lead shitty lives to compared to you.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. chriswhaaat

    @13 thanks

    #14 4 years ago

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