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Cops snare alleged Lizard Squad member blamed for hacks on Pentagon during nationwide cyber-crime clampdown

posted onMarch 6, 2015
by l33tdawg

British cops have arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of hacking into the US Department of Defense.

The National Crime Agency snared a suspected Lizard Squad hacker on Wednesday in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, during a week-long "intensive" national operation against alleged cyber-criminals.

Hackers carried out a network intrusion attack on June 15 last year, gaining access to a DoD satellite communications system. Although no "sensitive data" was obtained, hackers leaked the contact details of 800 people as well as the unique "IMEI" numbers used to identify mobile phones.



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