Hackers Post Phony Tupac Shakur Story on PBS Site

The PBS Web site briefly carried a fake story claiming that famed rapper Tupac Shakur was alive and living in New Zealand after a group of hackers took over the organization’s computer systems on Saturday night.

In  addition to posting the fake news story, the group, which identified itself on Twitter as @LulzSec or The Lulz Boat, the group began posting passwords and e-mail addresses of people from a wide range of news organizations and other information belonging to PBS. As late as 2:30 am on Monday, PBS had still not regained control of its Web site as the hackers continued to post defaced pages.

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