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British LulzSec hackers admit CIA cyber attacks

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 Two British members of the hacking group LulzSec admitted Monday carrying out cyber attacks against the CIA and Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper group News International.

Ryan Cleary, 20, and Jake Davis, 19, pleaded guilty at London’s Southwark Crown Court to charges that they launched distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on the organisations’ websites last year, a court official said.

The activity involves overwhelming websites with simultaneous requests, resulting in the sites shutting down.

The pair also targeted Britain’s Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) and the Arizona State Police as well as entertainment giants Nintendo, Sony and 20th Century Fox.

They denied charges however of “posting unlawfully obtained confidential computer data to public websites” such as the hacking group’s own site,

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