Anonymous Welcomes LulzSec Members, Attacks Tunisian Site

Despite having broadcast the disbanding of their group, members of LulzSec appear active as ever in new hacking adventures under the banner of AntiSec. Early Monday morning, a Twitter account attributed to Anonymous announced that AntiSec, the hacking groups collaboration with LulzSec members, had taken over the Tunisian government's website. The site appeared to be operational again soon thereafter, but not until after the International Business Times posted a screenshot of AntiSec's warning to the Tunisian government. It cites Tunisia's recent history of internet censorship as motive.

The release concludes, according to the IB Times, "We are Anonymous, We are LulzSec, We are People from around the world who are stepping in the name of freedom."

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