31 May '11, 12am

Group hacks US TV website in WikiLeaks protest: LOS ANGELES - A GROUP of hackers angered by a PBS documentary ab...

LOS ANGELES - A GROUP of hackers angered by a PBS documentary about WikiLeaks has posted a fake news story on the website of the US public broadcaster PBS claiming that dead rapper Tupac Shakur was alive and well. The group, Lulz Boat, attacked PBS' servers on Sunday, posting stolen passwords and other sensitive PBS information alongside a story headlined Tupac still alive in New Zealand. Mr Shakur was murdered in 1996. PBS took down the story, but Lulz Boat's Twitter page linked to a cached copy. Officials from PBS did not immediately reply to an email seeking comment. 'We just finished watching WikiSecrets and were less than impressed,' Lulz Boat said, referring to an hour-long documentary that aired on PBS' Frontline programme on Tuesday. The documentary revolved around incarcerated US soldier Bradley Manning, who is suspected of supplying WikiLeaks with a trove of sens...

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