19 Jul '11, 12am

LulzSec hacks into Rupert Murdoch's Sun newspaper. Taunting 'expect the lulz to flow in coming days'

LONDON - LULZ Security hacker group on Monday attacked the website of the Rupert Murdoch owned Sun newspaper, replacing the online version with a fake story pronouncing the mogul's death. The tabloid quickly took down reports that the 80-year-old had been found dead in his garden after ingesting palladium but visitors to the site were redirected to LulzSec's Twitter feed, which celebrated the high-profile attack. The group also claimed to have hacked the homepage of the phone-hack scandal hit News International, the Sun's parent company, and the webpage of sister paper The Times was also inaccessible. 'We have owned Sun/News of the World - that story is simply phase 1 - expect the lulz to flow in coming days,' a message from the group warned. Another message taunted 'We have joy we have fun, we have messed up Murdoch's Sun' A News International spokeswoman said the company...

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