Four more suspected LulzSec and Anonymous members arrested

By Julio Franco · 17 replies
Sep 5, 2011
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  1. Four more members of the now infamous "hacktivist" groups were arrested Friday in separate parts of the UK as part of a wider operation by UK and US Police enforcement…

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  2. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 3,285   +901

    For the lulz?
  3. Funny how I never see news about real-world hacking and phishing criminals being investigated and arrested.. You know, the people responsible for botnets, the people that steal credit card numbers and that kind of thing.

  4. Greg S

    Greg S TechSpot Staff Posts: 1,066   +427

    People who lose their credit card numbers can't really do much about it except get a new credit card and cancel the old one. Its basically all social engineering in that field anyway. Someone actually has to type in their number on a computer for it to even be stolen. You don't have to type in a number to be DDOSed.
  5. M1r

    M1r TS Enthusiast Posts: 45

    I have a dream...that one day aaallll the children, alll the anonymous.

    Spur of the moment...
  6. SammyJames

    SammyJames TS Enthusiast Posts: 167

    Amazing?! What is so "amazing" about people who don't want to get caught doing evil and not publiczing such evil?

    Put the Matrix Trilogy away and rejoin reality.
  7. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,010   +18

    In retaliation Anonymous will DDoS the web site of the Angry Badger Pub in Doncaster.
  8. guess these losers are not as anonymous as they think they are...have fun in butt rape prison
  9. Your answer to crime is with more crime? You mean like fighting crime with crime? And why are you thinking about homosexual anal rape? And why do you appear to condoning it?

    Let's hope you really aren't as much of sick freak as you're coming off as.
  10. HA HA, it's funny because the anti social OCD, nerds get to go to jail, where being antisocial, OCD and nerds is going to make them LOTS of friends.. in the " bend over and squeal like a piggy" way..

    looks good on them.
  11. yRaz

    yRaz Nigerian Prince Posts: 2,306   +1,400

    He's got a point. Everyone keeps saying these are just a bunch of script kiddies, so why waste so much tax payer money on them when there are real criminals out there? These kids are making some big headlines, could it be that Anon is winning and that the governments are afraid? Just a thought, not that I believe that one way or the other. It doesn't matter how much dirt Anon can dig up on these people, everyone is too busy watching Jersey Shore.

    I haven't really picked a side yet, but I've been intrigued by Anon ever since I started reading about them sometime last year.
  12. Lurker101

    Lurker101 TS Evangelist Posts: 819   +343

    Pay more attention then. Seems like every three months you'll see a posting on Techspot about "Spam King X" or "Botnet King Y" being arrested and sentenced.
  13. yorro

    yorro TS Booster Posts: 251

    Because the government wants to set an example. Where do you think these people get their news from?

    Also, real hackers never get caught nor leave a trace.
  14. Is that really what the FBI monkeys are busy doing? Really, while pedophiles on facebook are running rampant and rupert murdochs of the world are getting away with, well pretty much anything. It's obvious they're going after these kids for their political motivation.
  15. Kids? 20+ years old are kids? These scum bags are leaking sensitive live-or-dead information on the web (informat, location, etc.). See how you feel if you have a family member who is serving the public, putting his/her life on the line, and get exposed by Anonymous' irresponsible act.

    If you are also a WikiLeaks proponent and think there should be no secret, why don't you post you social security number or Identity card number, together with your address and bank account number on your reply to this one?

  16. aj_the_kidd

    aj_the_kidd TS Rookie Posts: 555

    Anon placed a target on themselves when they made things public, very public. There are far more worst criminals out there then these guys, so yeah i see these arrest as more political then anything, but deserving none the less. Anon really brought this upon themselves, now they have to deal with the consequences

    Its hard to type after "fist pumping like a champ" all day :)
  17. Absolutely correct, the governments are arresting Anoymous members in an attempt to supress the Truth. The real criminals have "carte blanche"
  18. PinothyJ

    PinothyJ TS Guru Posts: 460   +22

    As soon as a member of Anonymous either declares his or her identity or is "exposed" they fail to be apart of Anonymous.

    And the beast lives on…

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