To add insult to injury, the Lulz Sec group called on its many recent Twitter followers to exploit the situation, by logging into Facebook with the email/password combinations and tell the victim’s Facebook friends and family about their porn habit.
It should go without saying that logging into someone else’s account without their permission is against the law in most countries around the world.
But on the $4.5-million set atop the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s headquarters, the “zoo” label seems a poor fit. Less than a dozen people work calmly with cameras and cables, the sharply dressed analysts speak confidently into lapel microphones, and the 11,000-square-foot set swallows up sounds.
Across the downtown core, and in cities around the country, a matrix of nerve centres are revving to life to produce what is likely the most complicated feat of broadcasting in Canada, involving dozens of cameras and hundreds of staff. Now in its 63rd season, Hockey Night in Canada has only grown more complex thanks to Rogers Communications Inc.’s $5.2-billion deal to land rights to the storied program and hundreds of other national games for the next 12 years.
The notorious Lulz Sec hacking group has published login passwords for almost 26,000 users of an x-rated porn website.