‘LulzSec suspect’ arrest makes for interesting headlines

The arrest of a 19-year-old man suspected of being connected with the LulzSec internet attacks against various organisations has certainly made the headlines.

Here’s a selection of today’s front pages here in the UK. Of course, it’s worth bearing in mind that it’s rarely the journalist who choose the headline for the story.

As Dan Raywood, a security reporter with SC Magazine, pointed out on Twitter, The Sun should win a special accolade for getting the words “geek, nerd and oddball in the first 100 words” of their report.

Nothing like a stereotype,…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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