22-year-old ‘Anonymous’ hacker arrested in UK
A 22-year old student allegedly associated with the hacking group “Anonymous” has been arrested and charged with computer offenses by the United Kingdom police.
Peter David Gibson, a student from Hartlepool, England, was charged with “conspiracy to do an unauthorized act in relation to a computer, with intent to impair the operation of any computer or prevent or hinder access to any program or data held in a computer or to impair the operation of any such program or the reliability of such data,” the Metropolitan Police said in a statement Thursday.
Peter Gibson is out on bail and is scheduled to appear in court on September 7th to stand trial.U.K. police are also investigating another hacking group, LulzSec, which is accused of carrying out denial of service attacks on the Serious Organised Crime Agency.
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