A tweet from Channel4 mentioned that a 19 year old teenager was arrested as a suspect to have connection with the hacker group LulzSec which was responsible for hacks of Sony, Nintendo, the CIA and was the group which claim to have acquired records from the UK 2011 Census very recently.
The tweet by the Channel4 ‘s is as below…
19-year-old suspected of being mastermind behind computer hacking group LulzSec arrested in Wickford, Essex. #c4news
The shot of it…
It is said that Google search for LulzSec and Wickford Essex brings a name of former member connected to LulzSec.But the name is not revealed yet as he is a suspect in question.
The metropolitan Police has released a Statement on the arrest which is as below.
Officers from the Metropolitan Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) have arrested a 19-year-old man in a pre-planned intelligence-led operation.
The arrest follows an investigation into network intrusions and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against a number of international business and intelligence agencies by what is believed to be the same hacking group.
The teenager was arrested on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act, and Fraud Act offences and was taken to a central London police station, where he currently remains in custody for questioning.
Searches at a residential address in Wickford, Essex, following the arrest last night have led to the examination of a significant amount of material. These forensic examinations remain ongoing.
The PCeU was assisted by officers from Essex Police and have been working in co-operation with the FBI.
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