May 112011
 

Adrian Chen reports:

Fox Broadcasting employees might want to change their passwords: A database of about 300 employees and associates’ email addresses and passwords, apparently stolen from a Fox.com database, have been leaked by a hacking group that previously stole thousands of X Factor contestants’ personal information.

The group Lulz Security has taken credit for the hack. Last night, Lulz Security took over and defaced the LinkedIn accounts of 16 Fox Broadcasting employees and the Twitter accounts of two Fox affiliates, apparently to prove the leak’s validity. “Fox News 15 has decided to rape its own face. A sad day for our 25 viewers,” read one tweet. They then tweeted a list of emails and passwords, which are mainly employees of Fox Broadcasting and local affiliates of Fox and other networks.

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