British Teen Arrested in Connection with Google, Citigroup Hacking

By: CBS
By: CBS

British police have arrested a 19-year-old in connection with a series of computer hacking attacks on international companies.

London's Metropolitan Police say they arrested the teenager on suspicion of computer misuse and fraud offenses. Forensic officers are now examining material seized from the teen's home.

He's being held at a central London police station.

The teenager is suspected of participating in a series of attacks on international companies including Lockheed Martin, Citigroup and Google.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
  • by I. Arlyin Location: Florida on Jun 23, 2011 at 07:21 PM
    This young man is the kind of person you'd need working for the British government. You could train him, give him a sense of pride and let him work for a decent wage. There's no telling what one could accomplish with the right people on board.
WTVY-TV 285 N Foster Street Dothan, AL 36303 334-792-3195
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 124327319 - wtvy.com/a?a=124327319
Gray Television, Inc.