Two men, aged 20 and 24, have been arrested by British police in connection with a series of internet attacks orchestrated by the Anonymous and LulzSec gangs.
Scotland Yard says that the men, who were arrested in Mexborough, Doncaster, and Warminster in Wiltshire, remain in custody for questioning, and are being held at police stations in South Yorkshire and London.
As part of the investigation computer equipment has been seized which will undergo forensic examination by police experts. There is speculation online that the arrests are connected specifically with the criminal activities of a hacker who used the online handle ‘Kayla’.
Kayla, alongside the likes of Sabu, Topiary and Tflow, is considered to be one of the key figures in the LulzSec hacking gang.
However, Kayla – who has claimed involvement in the hack against security firm HBGary – has presented herself online…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.