According to Channel 4 News here in the UK a 19 year old has been arrested in connection with the hacking group LulzSec, who have been responsible for a number of hacks on Sony, government agencies and other companies.
Channel 4 News made the announcement on Twitter, and it seems the Metropolitan Police here in the UK have also released a statement, although they have not confirmed whether the individual arrested is connected to LulzSec.
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.
Source The Next Web
LulzSec has responded on Twitter with the following message.
Seems the glorious leader of LulzSec got arrested, it’s all over now… wait… we’re all still here! Which poor bastard did they take down?
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