Feeds

UK, Dutch cops cuff 5 more in Anonymous-LulzSec raids

Bag now totals 20 following US braceletings

High performance access to file storage

The arrest of 16 Anonymous and LulzSec suspects in the US on Tuesday was accompanied by the arrest of a teenager in the UK and the cuffing of four further suspects in the Netherlands.

FBI agents arrested 14 people across the US suspected of attacking PayPal's website as part of an Anonymous-related operation in support of WikiLeaks. A further two suspects were arrested and questioned over attacks – credited to LulzSec – on the website of InfraGard, an FBI-affiliated information security outfit, and AT&T, as explained in more details in our earlier story here.

In addition, the UK's Police Central eCrime Unit arrested a 16-year-old from South London on suspicion of breaching the Computer Misuse Act. The youngster is being questioned over his suspected involvement in hacks carried out by Anonymous. Police seized computer equipment during a raid on the teenager's house on Monday.

The international police round-up also extended to the Netherlands, with the arrest of a further four suspects in the case.

The latest batch of arrests are the latest in a series of arrests of suspected Anonymous and LulzSec members. These have previously involved authorities in Spain, Turkey and Italy. ®

High performance access to file storage

More from The Register

next story
Obama allows NSA to exploit 0-days: report
If the spooks say they need it, they get it
OpenSSL Heartbleed: Bloody nose for open-source bleeding hearts
Bloke behind the cockup says not enough people are helping crucial crypto project
Web data BLEEDOUT: Users to feel the pain as Heartbleed bug revealed
Vendors and ISPs have work to do updating firmware - if it's possible to fix this
One year on: diplomatic fail as Chinese APT gangs get back to work
Mandiant says past 12 months shows Beijing won't call off its hackers
Call of Duty 'fragged using OpenSSL's Heartbleed exploit'
So it begins ... or maybe not, says one analyst
Heartbleed exploit, inoculation, both released
File under 'this is going to hurt you more than it hurts me'
Experian subsidiary faces MEGA-PROBE for 'selling consumer data to fraudster'
US attorneys general roll up sleeves, snap on gloves
Bad PUPPY: Undead Windows XP deposits fresh scamware on lawn
Installing random interwebs shiz will bork your zombie box
prev story

Whitepapers

Mainstay ROI - Does application security pay?
In this whitepaper learn how you and your enterprise might benefit from better software security.
Five 3D headsets to be won!
We were so impressed by the Durovis Dive headset we’ve asked the company to give some away to Reg readers.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Mobile application security study
Download this report to see the alarming realities regarding the sheer number of applications vulnerable to attack, as well as the most common and easily addressable vulnerability errors.