LulzSec Breaches British Health System in Polite Hack

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The same group of hackers that has recently made the news for breaching the once-secure walls of Sony and others has sent a rather cheerful note to the British National Health Service with a reference to the British Bone Marrow Registry. The Atlantic Wire's Adam Martin, who has been following the LulzSec story as it has developed, has more details:

The mischievous hacking collective Lulz Security apparently does know when to stop. The group that over the last week has hacked PBS, Sony, an FBI security affiliate, and met a challenge from an Internet security firm, today released an e-mail it sent to the British National Health Service, warning the service of its security shortcomings but promising not to do harm. Here's what they sent:

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Read the full story at The Atlantic Wire.

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