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LulzSec, the security collective which claimed credit for hacking Sony, has taken to Twitter to warn the NHS that it stumbled across several admin passwords.

The Department of Health claimed the breach was nothing more serious than "a very small number of website administrators". It said no national systems were hit - given the slow progress of creating such national systems this might not be a surprise.

Lulz published an email sent to the NHS with the relevant passwords blacked out.

It said:

We're a somewhat known band of pirate-ninjas that go by LulzSec.

Some time ago, we were traversing the Internets for signs of enemy fleets.

While you aren't considered an enemy - your work is of course brilliant - we did stumble upon several of your admin passwords, which are as follows....

We mean you no harm and only want to help you fix your tech issues. Also, we hope that little girls feasts on the bones of many giving souls. All the best.

Lulz Security

And no, we don't have any idea what "little girls feasts" means either.

At least the breach is not quite as embarrassing as the recent failure by FBI partner Infraguard which was hacked this week.

LulzSec's page is here. ®

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