l_ eading Member of Lulzsec Hacker Squad Arrested
By Jeremy A. Kaplan
Published July 19, 2011 i . cman
r - f afternoon, the latest arrest in an
international sting operation targeting
the notorious hacker groups
Anonymous and Lulzsec_
A spokesman tor the Metropolitan Police
told that one of the
hackers remains in custody in a Central
London police station on suspicion of
breaching the Computer Misuse Act -
and that the teen was believed to be
linked to the Lulzsec hacker group and
the larger group of "hacktivists" that go by the collective handle "Anonymous."
nostalged its now familiar mascot on government and corporate
LLB. law enforcement confirmed to that the arrest of hacker, who goes
try the online user name Wow, was the latest in a sweeping sting of arrests Tuesday, in which E
suspected hackers were arrested in states across the country, as first reported.
The arrests organ early Tuesday morning with a series of raids in New York,
reported. The arrests and the 30 to 40 search warrants issued by the feds Tuesday are part of an
ongoing investigation into hackers believed to have been involved in carrying out nationwide coordinate:
distributed denial of service ) attacks on multiple , companies.