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FBI Caughts Alleged LulzSec and Anonymous Members

Written on September 25, 2011 by Lulu

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FBI caught two alleged members of LulzSec and Anonymous, while one is still at large.

The reportedly caught two people who are accused of being members of the popular group of hackers, and . The suggests charges have also been filed against a third suspect, while search warrants were released and executed at separate locations in New Jersey, Minnesota and Montana.

According to a report from Fox News, one of the two arrested suspects – a 23-year-old from Phoenix – was charged with conspiracy and unauthorized impairment of a protected computer. The said charge followed an SQL injection attack at Sony Pictures Entertainment.

While the other one – a 47-year-old from Mountain View, California – stands accused of conspiracy to cause intentional damage to a protected computer, and aiding and abetting. A third suspect was accused of the same list of charges, though the 26-year-old Ohio resident remains at large.

The said individuals from California and Ohio are both accused of organizing a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, which brought Santa Cruz County, California government servers to grind to a halt.

The arrests are only the latest move in an ongoing enforcement effort in the US and abroad, following a long list of attacks that were claimed by LulzSec, Anonymous and other group of hackers.

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