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Four individuals accused of being members of Anonymous and participating in “Operation Tango Down” have been arrested in Italy.

According to AFP, the four are being accused of various attacks in Italy, including a DDoS against the Vatican and the parliamentary Website.

The Postal Police – responsible for enforcement of communications law – carried out 12 raids across Italy, according to this report in Gazetta del Sud.

The police also claim the group “carried out a series of attacks agains the computer systems of critical infrastructure, institutional sites and important companies”.

The four men arrested are a 20-year-old from Bologna, a 43-year-old from near Lecce, a 28-year-old from the province of Venice, and a 25-year-old from the province of Turin.

Attacks reported in Italy include downing the home page of the country's interior ministry, the police, and the Carabinieri.

In 2011, Italian and Swiss police arrested 15 Anonymous suspects. ®

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