Lulz Security, better known now as the group that hacked servers at Sony and PBS, has taken to its Twitter feed to taunt the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the wake of a major cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment and Sony Music.
The group’s site is registered in the Bahamas, according to the Internet domain registration database WHOIS.
LulzSec also said that it has received some funding from supporters who want to see it continue its work.
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