Hacking group claims to have 4GB of emails taken from an alleged hack on servers at the Sun, but won't make them public for fear of jeopardising ongoing legal actions.

This article titled “LulzSec: We won't publish News International emails” was written by James Ball and Charles Arthur, for guardian.co.uk on Thursday 21st July 2011 14.32 UTC

The Lulzsec hacking group, which this week claimed to have obtained 4GB of emails taken from the Sun's servers, has decided not to publish them for fear of jeopardising ongoing legal actions in the UK and US.

However, an expert in email security procedures has warned the Guardian that the hack itself could undermine ongoing legal cases.

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