After a lengthy investigation, two people believed to be members of Anonymous hacker group have been arrested for allegedly hacking into government and corporate websites.
Police says a 40-year-old man from Western Australia has been charged with hacking into Melbourne IT Ltd’s computer network in Brisbane and Indonesian government web servers, Australian Broadcasting Corporation reports.
The 18-year-old man from Penrith was charged with hacking into NetSpeed ISP located in Canberra and ACT Long Service Leave Authority.
These two were reportedly involved in several cyber attacks which includes modifying the content of websites and disrupting access to many websites by launching Distributed Denial of service(DDoS) attacks. These attacks date back to 2012.
A number of computer hard drives and other computer equipments from the suspects’ house have been seized by Police.
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