After a string of arrests and the now infamous betrayal of hacker turned FBI informant Sabu, LulzSec may be making a comeback after the group disbanded itself voluntarily last June.
YouTube user FawkesSecurity uploaded a video entitled “LulzSec Returns” where the groups reunion is detailed and the LulzBoat is said to be ready to set sail again.
“It’s ridiculous to believe that by arresting the six prime members of LulzSec that you have stopped us. You haven’t stopped us. You have merely disrupted the active faction. Starting from April first 2012, LulzSec with start targeting government, corporations, agencies, and quite possibly the people watching this video,” stated the YouTube video.
The FawkesSecurity YouTube account began posting videos about three months ago. The account itself has never been associated with LulzSec, Anonymous, or any other hacker collective in the past, leaving the video with questionable credibility.
Twitter Account LulzSecReborn was also created in conjunction with the video and began tweeting on March 8th and even reached out to actress Jessica Alba to inform her that LulzSec was setting out to hack another day.
“@jessicaalba We love you! #lulzsec Sailing again...” read the tweet, conjuring up the absurdist Lulz boat cruise that is often associated with LulzSec’s hacks.
LulzSec's previous official Twitter account, @LulzSec has remained inactive since July of last year.
LulzSec turned last summer into a hack-fest of unseen magnitudes, attacking numerous US government websites, including those belonging to the CIA, the FBI, and the Senate, all in retaliation for the arrest of hackers in the US and the UK. The group also attacked corporate sites belonging to companies like PayPal and Sony for their role in limiting the ability of Wikileaks to receive donations.