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