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Main » 2011 » January » 30 » 5 Men Are Busted For The Anonymous DDoS Attacks
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5 Men Are Busted For The Anonymous DDoS Attacks

On the 27th january 2011 5 men are caught for the taking part in the anonymous DDOs attack.The Metropolitan Police Service's Police Central e-Crime Unit caught them.

The age of the all males are 15 16 19 20 and the 26.They are currently in the custody of West Midlands, Northants, Herts, Surrey and London.

Police report says this,

"Five arrested under Computer Misuse Act

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Service's Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) have arrested five people in connection with offences under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.

The five males aged, 15, 16, 19, 20 and 26, are being held after a series of coordinated arrests at residential addresses in the West Midlands, Northants, Herts, Surrey and London at 07:00hrs today (27 January).

The arrests are in relation to recent and ongoing 'distributed denial of service' attacks (DDoS) by an online group calling themselves 'Anonymous'.

They are part of an ongoing MPS investigation in to Anonymous which began last year following criminal allegations of DDoS attacks by the group against several companies.

This investigation is being carried out in conjunction with international law enforcement agencies in Europe and the US.

All five have been taken to local police stations where they remain in custody."

Taken from the http://cms.met.police.uk/news/arrests_and_charges/five_arrested_under_computer_misuse_act

They are going to be charged under  the Computer Misuse Act 1990.They were been tracked down because they were using Anonymous' LOIC tool which they were used to DDOS various websites.

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