PBS had a real security fail this weekend when hackers pirated the station’s website. The group of hackers, known as the Lulz Boat, posted a false story claiming the rapper Tupac Shakur — who has been dead for almost 15 years — is alive and living in New Zealand.
The story goes on to say the small town also housed the late rapper Biggie Smalls for years. The Lulz Boat also claimed it was not Anonymous, a hacker collective globally infamous for disrupting the websites of MasterCard, Visa and PayPal in December after the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on unrelated sexual assault charges.
A slogan under a “LulzSec” banner online reads, “Laughing at your security since 2011!