#141161 Overall Influence

Ryan Ackroyd

Black Hat Hacker


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Ryan Ackroyd, Kayla and lolspoon, is a former black hat hacker who was one of the six core members of the hacking group "LulzSec" during its 50-day spree of attacks from 6 May 2011 until 26 June 2011. At the time, Ackroyd posed as a female hacker named "Kayla" and was responsible for the penetration of multiple military and government domains and many high profile intrusions into the networks of Gawker in December 2010, HBGaryFederal in 2011, PBS, Sony, Infragard Atlanta, Fox Entertainment and others. He eventually served 30 months in prison for his hacking activities.

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University of Alberta

Public research university in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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