A sixth man has been charged in the Department of Justice's case involving the hacker collective LulzSec.
Hacker Jeremy Hammond has been included in a case involving five other members of LulzSec and the AntiSec hacking campaign. Hammond is believed to have been the driving force behind the group's breach of intelligence firm Stratfor which lead to the loss of some 60,000 credit card numbers from company servers.
Hammond, whose online aliases include 'Ghost" "POW" and "Anarchaos", was arrested with members of LulzSec last month. At the time it was not immediately clear as to whether the US citizen was working as part of LulzSec or hacking on his own accord.
"Ghost" joins LulzSec members Ryan Ackroyd, Jake Davis, Darrin Martyn, Donncha O'Cearrbhail, and Hector Xavier Monsegur in the ongoing case involving cyber security.
Criminal charges were brought to the courts after Monsegur, aka Sabu, was outed as a government informant.
Sabu and Hammond are the only Americans involved in the case, as the other four defendants live in the United Kingdom.
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