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Submitted by doctorstrange 1706d ago | news

Anonymous Members Arrested in Spain Over PSN Attack, Government Hacks

There is one crucial rule for self preservation if you are a member of Anonymous: stay anonymous. In Spain, three hackers have failed to do just that, and have been arrested for their attacks on the PSN, banks and several government websites. (Anonymous, PS3, PSP)

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movements  +   1706d ago
Judgement day has arrived. Everything must come to end, and I do believe strongly in Karma. It simply means what goes around comes around; and today, it has begun.

Edit: @immediately below: Yeah, not enough time.
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Pandemic  +   1706d ago
I hope the anonymous members drop the soap, over and over again in jail........
RedDragan  +   1706d ago
These guys will rat out the others as well. Didn't Anon only say yesterday that NATO should not mess with them?

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FlintGREY  +   1706d ago

Or protective custody....
nix  +   1706d ago
Karma is the soap that drops on the hat. q;
aCasualGamer  +   1706d ago
They hack governments and take millions of credit card information. They steal more money than any burglar could. They destroy families financial section and brake up families.

The punishment? 2-3 years?

Atleast a 10 year sentence for being part of an organisation that focuses on hurting other humans more so than any of us could understand.
sikbeta  +   1706d ago

They'll GLADLY do it XD


Cyber-police FTW! :P

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rjdofu  +   1706d ago
Wow only 2-3 years? Stealing millions of credit card information, provoking & attacking government and only 2-3 year sentence?

I mean come on, a kid are gonna be sentenced up to 8 years in prison just because he brought a blow up doll to school.
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Imtey  +   1706d ago | Funny
These hackers better have there backdoors firewalled... if you know what I mean.
Shadow Flare  +   1706d ago
@ imtey

Yeah, or they might get a virus
Imtey  +   1706d ago
And I don't think It'll be these hackers that will be doing the jail breaking in prison... if you know what I mean
ZombieNinjaPanda  +   1706d ago
Why does everyone here want people to get raped? You guys are messed up in the heads.
Imtey  +   1706d ago
Chill dude, it's just a joke. Rape in any context is a horrible thing, even in prison. Sometimes its just hard to feel sympathy for them.
Bebedora  +   1706d ago
Make them to UN-soldiers in Afghanistan with slingshots and helmets painted 'I love USA'
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ChrisW  +   1706d ago
Sexual assaults in prison is primarily an American thing. It very rarely happens in other countries' prisons. So unfortunately, these guys will more than likely not be raped in a Spanish prison.
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jeseth  +   1706d ago

F These guys.
RioKing  +   1706d ago
Actually, like George Carlin once said...."Rape CAN be funny, just picture Porky Pig raping Elmer Fudd."
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Kurt Russell  +   1706d ago
jjohan35  +   1706d ago
BRING IT. Bastards made it annoying for the real gamers.
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SkyGamer  +   1706d ago
Wow. If this issue like the psn attack piss you off that much, then do something about it instead of hiding behind the law and waiting for them to do something. Anon is right though. They are the modern day Robin Hoods and they are martyrs for a cause. I really dont think they care about interrupting your "gamer life" for them showing the world that the little guy shouldnt be taken advantage of by a big Corporation. Many of you would follow sony right off a bridge. Sad...
Shadow Flare  +   1706d ago
Skygamer, hackers are incredibly selfish people. All they want is the right to hack anything and everything, no matter the consequences

They forget the fundamental point that it is SONY's software and they have no right at all to hack it. They do not own the software, Sony does. Thats it. End of.

And moreover, they simply do not care that breaking open the system can and most likely would cause devastation to Sony and the gamers. But they do not care. They want to hack it open. No matter the devastion it could lead to. That is why hackers are incredibly selfish people. And they don't understand why Sony has tried to stop this? Maybe they're stupid too? Or just blind. I'm glad 3 of them got arrested. Hope prison knocks some sense into the nerds
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b_one  +   1706d ago
I supose those are only kids that run LOIC in Auto mode like sheeps for some anon idiots.

And those BS talk about NATO etc gives govs reason for kick our butts (all internet users) with some sick laws.
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thesummerofgeorge  +   1706d ago
I hope they make an example out of these guys and throw the book at them. A message needs to be sent to these hackers, they think they can get away with anything and show a complete lack of respect for the law. It's gotten way out of hand.
leonlion  +   1706d ago
Problem is

They probably enjoy a hard penis in their anuses
Cyorg  +   1706d ago
"Anonymous replied:

Finally, do not make the mistake of challenging Anonymous. Do not make the mistake of believing you can behead a headless snake. If you slice off one head of Hydra, ten more heads will grow in its place. If you cut down one Anon, ten more will join us purely out of anger at your trampling of dissent."

What a pathetic group of losers. It's more than just "dissent", it's terrorism and theft. Grow up, get a life, and move on.
DragonKnight  +   1706d ago
The thing about Hydras, Hercules defeated it with fire. So Anon, just like the Hydra, are not untouchable.
StarWolf  +   1706d ago
"if 1 hacker gets sent to prison, another 10 hackers will take his place"

there arent 10 more hackers with the same skills. Even if there were, doubt theyd take the place of a guy who is going to prison. They arent a headless snake, they are humans.
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Anarki  +   1706d ago
Kratos owned the Hydro......... j/s :)
jke82  +   1706d ago
@ star wolf
so very true man plus the fact that the ones that go to prision for even just a few years that will take them out of the loop long enough to dwindle down any skills they may have had........i mean 2-3 years in computer security is damn near a lifetime
Gish  +   1706d ago
"If you slice off one head of Hydra, ten more heads will grow in its place. If you cut down one Anon, ten more will join us purely out of anger at your trampling of dissent."

Am I the only one that thinks this sounds very similar to Taliban/Al Qaeda type of talk?
jke82  +   1706d ago
i love the disagree i got on my post

ok person who disagreed dont update your antivirus and firewall software at all for the next 2-3 see how that goes

punks dont even reply why.........
SkittlesLikesPopcorn  +   1706d ago
I agree with DragonKnight. Lets burn ANON ALIVE in public! LOL
Bladesfist  +   1705d ago
@JKE82. I have linux ...
r1sh12  +   1706d ago
lol...i think the anon attacks on PSN will be traced fairly easily but the more experienced hackers will be staying away from the limelight.

I bet you the 3 suspects are quite young..16 or under?
maybe thats why no info was released on them
plmkoh  +   1706d ago
Sometimes if the courts think that revealing the identities will perverse the course of justice (such as if there is huge public hate) they will withhold information.

Which is why most of the time trials against war crimes are so controversial because it becomes a show with an already predetermined outcome.
kane_1371  +   1706d ago
difference is that they are in EU not US. names are rarely released and kids aren't put in jail.(which i doubt even US does)
Eamon  +   1706d ago
Hmm, I read in NYT that these members of Anonymous arrested were the alleged "leaders" of the DDoS attacks on PSN. As in, the guys behind OpSony and their Low Orbit Ionic Cannon program that makes it easy for the Average Joe to send a DDoS attack at PSN.

However, are these the same people behind the actual "hack" of PSN that caused Sony to shut it down after it understood that millions of users' data were stolen?

I don't know, but it seems the truth is getting closer.
GameSpawn  +   1706d ago

Actually, in the US juveniles can be put in jail depending on the severity of the crime. For example if a 16 year old commits premeditated murder they would be charged as if they were an adult. They could go straight to an adult prison, but at best they would be placed in a juvenile prison until they were 18 and then transferred.
Scary69  +   1706d ago
Well let's hope they don't get hired and get some prison time for all the BS they have caused.
catguykyou  +   1706d ago
Glad everyone has already assumed guilt on this. They are being charged. They haven't been found guilty. Some of these countries are dumb enough that if you were to claim you were a part of anon, they would arrest you for the same charges. Just because its believed that anon was the cause of those crimes.I'm not saying they are for sure innocent but you can't assume everyone is guilty right off the bat for this. Just seems like you guys are ready for anyone to take the blame and be punished.
BlackTar187  +   1706d ago
Cat they had to be tracked somehow.

Most people assuming there guilty have just cause johhny two sticks doesn't get arrested for cyber crime for doing nothing.
HardCover  +   1706d ago
catguykyou, they checked TWO MILLION LINES OF IRC CHAT

I'm sure they found more than admissions of being Anonymous. Anonymous are not some secret society of expert hackers. They are not infallible.

All they have going for them is confidence. And you KNOW that doesn't solve all your problems (such as their problem with the Technological Investigation Brigade)
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catguykyou  +   1706d ago
Yes well, no one expects the Spanish inquisition either....

I'm just saying, we should at least wait and see how the trial goes before saying they should be burned at the stake. If all they went by was something someone said on the internet....well, we are all screwed.

For instance: I hacked PSN. I did. It was for the luls. I also shot JFK on the grassy knoll. I was there when the aliens crashed in Rosswell. I was apart of the seal team that got Osama.

People talk. Sometimes they talk a lot. Brag about things they didn't do as if they did. If that's the case here, I'd hate to cast such harsh judgment on some kids before it's been proven for a fact that they DID do it. That is what the trial is for anyways.
HardCover  +   1706d ago
yeah I understand.

But do you really think these people are that incompetent? They know the laws, they know what they need for a conviction. If they didn't have evidence, they wouldn't have a case, and nobody would have been arrested (in which a judge probably had to sign off on a warrant based on the evidence).

Besides, they don't want to get media attention just to reveal that they have some innocent kids in custody. That's real bad publicity when making a claim as big as they have. I give them the benefit of the doubt here, easily.
catguykyou  +   1703d ago
They aren't in custody though. They were released without bail pending further charges. The main reason they were brought in btw, was for charges about hacking the Spain government. They suspect they were also responsible for Sony and a few other hacks, but not charged with it yet.
Joni-Ice  +   1706d ago
To ALL the people who said Anonymous won't get caught....LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOL.
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Bladesfist  +   1705d ago
Oh noes anonymous got caught, I bet they wont ever hack again. No. They caught three guys. There are probably loads of kids who think this is cool now and will join in place to run ddos software when they go to bed.
tawak  +   1706d ago
i hope they got rape by prison cell mate
ChrisW  +   1706d ago
Sexual assault in prison is primarily an American thing. It very rarely happens in other countries' prisons. So unfortunately, these guys will more than likely not be raped in a Spanish prison.
BigPenguin  +   1706d ago
They why would anyone be afraid of prison? I could defraud medicare for 30 million over one month, go to prison for 7-10 years(with possibility of parole after 4), and come out and still have all the money. (seriously, that is not hyperbole, I honestly know how to defraud medicare for that much, and that my maximum sentence would be 10 years)

The ONLY reason I am not doing it is because I am afraid of the rape.
Lykon  +   1706d ago
I mostly support the stuff that anonymous does, i like their anti-establishment stance, but I 100% disagreed with their defence of geohotz by attacking psn. It's a shame they were getting a good name for themselves as activists (defending wikileaks for eg) and now some of their hairless slim young vulnerable members are going to end up being passed around like currency in prisons.
egidem  +   1706d ago
It was just a matter of time. These guys and their bullshit have numbered days that are not increasing or remaining the same, but decreasing!
Upbeat  +   1706d ago
ANON think they are a godlike group, obv not :D
newmemphis  +   1706d ago
Just run to China...they will protect them and put them to work to fight cyber attack again the U.S...:)
zeddy  +   1706d ago
the only hacking they will be invovled in from now on is the hacking of their buttholes by a big hairy brute in prison.
banned_nope  +   1706d ago
these assholes should be "jailbroken" and "hacked" inside their cells over and over again.
Mizz_mai  +   1706d ago
spanish jail =rape lol
ChrisW  +   1706d ago

American jail = rape. No where else.
TheTwelve  +   1706d ago
I guess you've never heard of Mexican jail, ChrisW
ChrisW  +   1705d ago
Central America still has the word "America" in it.
M-A-R-S-H-A-L-L  +   1706d ago
Anon's fun days are over and it's about damn time.
TheTwelve  +   1706d ago
"If you slice off one head of Hydra"...

...cats need to get a bit more original, and stop biting off Marvel Comics.

mendicant  +   1706d ago
A battle has been won but the war is far from over.

I'm not a supporter of Anonymous...but I'm also not a hater. They've done some things in the past that I agreed with, namely the Westboro "baptist church" ordeal.

This Sony thing, I'm not with. Either way one thing that is universal is respect. Regardless of what we think of them we have to respect their ability to do what they do. If you arrest two members-two who are obviously high profile, what do you think the consequences of that will be? If Geohot was a spur to start the battle with Sony, what do you suppose will happen now?

I'm not saying that Sony should bow down and be cowarded I'm just saying I love my PS3 but I hope Sony has a damn good plan.
metsgaming  +   1706d ago
2-3 years thats it? It should be 10-15 at the least for cyber crime. They need to update the laws.
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Warprincess116  +   1706d ago
2-3 years. Really? The government seriously needs to raise the years these people serve after hacking. Cyber Hacking is getting worse and worse every year so you have to seriously punish these people if they get caught. They should serve 5 - 10 years in a maximum security prison. I bet you they won't hack after that.
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UltimateIdiot911  +   1706d ago
Chances are they will be watched/not allowed to touch another computer device again.
femshep  +   1706d ago
yeah what these guys and the people that are attacking nintendo and the sony movie site are on the fine line between serious hacking and terrorism

honestly cyber terrorism should just be considered terrorism and treated the same as well
metsgaming  +   1706d ago
well the us government is considering that if hit with a malicious hack it could retaliate with physical force.
gamingdroid  +   1706d ago
So you want computer crimes raised to the level of say rape and sexual assault?

An easy solution is to actually make the hackers liable for the damages. That puts them on the hook for a long time. Putting them in jail only cost more taxpayers money.

I can think of gazillion other crimes that I would rather put people in jail for than "hacking" in the crowded and underfunded jail system.
LOOK_AT_THIS_I  +   1706d ago
In a perfect world rape/sexual assault/murderers would be put down with a bullet if you want to save money but too many bleeding heart individuals who live nowhere near crime areas or have never experienced crimes/violence are the ones who are so against it.

I would treat the guys who use a computer to steal my money the same as a guy who holds a gun or a knife to someone in order to take their money. Computers control everything and in the future it will only be more tech related. Cyber crimes can be just as damaging to an individual than a physical crime in the long run.

There has to be consequences to their actions or else there is no need for them to stop. Those fuckers could steal hundreds/thousands of peoples savings and in your opinion only get a year or two in jail because you think it is not a serious enough crime. They would never have to work again if they were slick enough to hide the funds.
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gamingdroid  +   1706d ago
In general, cyber crimes of this nature doesn't actually affect the consumer's long term financials.

If your credit card information is stolen, the credit card issuer is on the hook for the loss, not you!

Now, if the thieves got your birth date (like in Sony's PSN case) then there is the issue of identity theft which can impact your for a long term (even without knowledge).

However, I wouldn't put it in the same league as violent crimes.

Harsher sentences don't deter computer breaches. High security does deter combined with the ability to track said attacks and apprehend them! The thieves will just move onto another target that is easier.

The high potential payout, combined with the very low risk of being caught means a very profitable business, especially if it's hard to get you in a different country and even punish you. Hackers in China are continuously breaching and stealing proprietary R&D information. Nobody is doing jack squat about that!

A much better approach is ironically to fine companies for loosing your information or force them to publicly disclose it. If there is more money on the line directly hurting the company they will change their tune pretty fast.

That said, these crimes are minor compared to the corruption we have in the US government and even less important compared to violent crimes.
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kneon  +   1706d ago
"If your credit card information is stolen, the credit card issuer is on the hook for the loss, not you! "

yes that's true, but ultimately it's the consumer that pays, the credit card companies cover the fraud loses with all the money they get from consumers. If fraud increases they will use that to try to justify jacking up their already usurious interest rates.

And the ones that will pay are the ones that can least afford to. I never carry a balance on my cards and have 0 debt so it doesn't affect me.
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sukas  +   1706d ago
i hope they never get out of jail, and i wish they get marry to boyfriends in jail.
majiebeast  +   1706d ago
2-3 years is way too low try 10 or 20.
Lucreto  +   1706d ago
Well consider how long a year is. 3 years is over a thousand days.

Imagine being in a cell 22 hours of that day with nothing to do.

It would be hell.
Shadow Flare  +   1706d ago
I imagine those nerds spend their entire day on computers. So a week in jail without a computer must be absolute hell for them

2-3 years? Ahahahahahaaaa

I genuinely hope the experience will open their eyes to see there are more important things in life
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lodossrage  +   1706d ago
These guys are getting caught all over the world
I agree with you guys that the sentence should be longer. But don't think that 2-3 years won't humble them. Even that short time can have quite the effect.

Remember, these are probably very weak people physically if you know what I mean. So them being abused in jail even for just one year, let alone two or three can do wonders.

Either way, now they see they aren't invincible and won't do it again when they get out...assuming they even survive.
FredEffinChopin  +   1706d ago
Not only weak physically, but severely emotionally underdeveloped. A year in the clink for them will be a learning experience like no other, and, as you said, very very humbling. It does sound a little short for people whose actions basically amount to international terrorism, albeit of a non-violent sort, but hopefully it'll do it's job and rehabilitate these people, and teach them that the world doesn't end and begin at their keyboards.
madpuppy  +   1706d ago
I think on top of jail time they should do to them what they did to Kevin Mitnick and make it illegal for them to use, read and learn more about computer for a number of years after they get out of prison.
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nihonlight  +   1706d ago
Self-righteousness never pays off.
Break out the champagne!
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BLAKHOODe  +   1706d ago

I hope they release the names soon so I know who I am laughing at directly, but for now, I'll just laugh at Anonymous as a whole.

Jls1  +   1706d ago
just made my day
SuperSaiyan4  +   1706d ago
If you think about it if it wasn't for ANON we wouldn't have had those free games and PSN plus for 30 days, Sony's security would never had been upgraded and a game from one of the developers who stated that the PSN being down allowed them to add addition feature/s.

I agree that cyber attacks such as this is always wrong but in this case ANON is the loser and the gamer is the winner.

So thanks ANON for the things we got from Sony however you will not be able to enjoy the freebies whilst in jail and oh and dont foget 'Soap on a rope' ;-)
perfectCarbonara  +   1706d ago
If it wasn't for ANON the ten minutes spent apologizing for this crap could have been used to talk about AGENT during the E3 press conference.
M-A-R-S-H-A-L-L  +   1706d ago
What kind of stupid logic are you implementing here? If it wasn't for Anonymous, Sony wouldn't have lost money, developers wouldn't have lost money, and PSN wouldn't have been down for at least three weeks or more.
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Cloudberry  +   1706d ago
Would / could they spilled the beans on other Anon members?
Redempteur  +   1706d ago
DNS relays caches ?

just saying .. once you've got one , listing the rest can be easy ...
Orion  +   1706d ago
I posted this news hours ago, why didn't it get approved?

Thank you.
MaximusPrime  +   1706d ago
because your source is a twitter.. This is usually not acceptable on N4G, unless its from a well-known industry
Orion  +   1706d ago
Thank you for your answer, didn't know that, but there wasn't another source available at the moment. And what better source than the Spanish Police itself? :)

I'll take your advice into account for the next time!
FredEffinChopin  +   1706d ago
"Finally, do not make the mistake of challenging Anonymous. Do not make the mistake of believing you can behead a headless snake. If you slice off one head of Hydra, ten more heads will grow in its place. If you cut down one Anon, ten more will join us purely out of anger at your trampling of dissent."

Jesus, which 13 year old writes their public statements? Why does everything they release try sound like it was written on the lost ark or something? These guys are so fucking corny...

Anyway, it's time to pay the piper. I'm sure everyone in the slammer will be totally impressed by their hydra talk.
elbeasto86  +   1706d ago
haha I was thinking the same thing when I read that. My guess it that these guys are just as nerdy as the rest of us and that usually entails extensive knowledge of mythological creatures.
aGameDeveloper  +   1706d ago
I understand the mythology, but as I read it, I mentally replaced it with "If you cut down 1 or the 10 heads of the Anonymous hydra, 9 will remain!"
scotchmouth  +   1706d ago
I wonder if the guy who wrote that was wearing a cape at the time.
nihonlight  +   1706d ago
I think the Guy who caught them was Kevin Butler in that cape.
He should visit them in jail wearing that outfit.
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FredEffinChopin  +   1706d ago
Haha full mask too, no doubt. It really is kind of sad, reading all the public stuff they release. They do what they do under the pretense of fighting for a just cause, and I think most of them have convinced themselves that that is the case. Beneath all that though, these are people living out a fantasy of sorts, where they wield considerable power, and do so from the shadows. Every time I read one of these statements from them I'm just picturing the smug satisfaction that must overtake the writer. This is just like being a super hero to them. It is so sad.

But at the same time pretty damn funny!
Shadowstar  +   1706d ago
I dunno, I think it sounds more like the big organized crime families.
Tru_Ray  +   1706d ago
That statement is laughable. They are basically admitting that the suspects are guilty as well. Not a very sound defensive strategy if you ask me.
elbeasto86  +   1706d ago
As much as I'm glad that these guys are getting caught and are being sentenced, I can't help but be paranoid that Anon and LulzSec will launch another attack on Sony and have them shut the PSN down again because of it. I'm no hacker and I have no idea what these groups are capable of so I can only assume the worst.

That being said: I hope these guys get jooged in da booty in jail.
PirateThom  +   1706d ago
Lulzsec seem more dangerous than Anonymous, they're more coordianated, they hacked Citibank this week, they warned the NHS of security holes... Anonymous are DDoSers and script kiddies, Lulzsec are a bigger problem.
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SlyFoxC  +   1706d ago
they probably only have a 2-3 year term in jail because they spilled the beans on other members involved in the all of the hacks they have done....

either take 5-10 years or give us names...

my take on what happened:
they gave the names...and got a super easy jail sentence in a low security prison for 2 years...but i dont think they can even last 2 years in the big house lol
Tone  +   1706d ago
People like this never go to jail if they get caught.. They get offered deals etc to work for government agencys to do stuff for them, Happens all the time apparently.

Not that they dont deserve to get locked up.. In a way they probably do get locked up, then get told to get to work.. but not in Jail.
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NobleRed  +   1706d ago
You watched too many bad holywood movies man. Do you really think that spain needs those fuckers?

At least they will rotten in jail for 2 years. Hahah.
joeorc  +   1706d ago
not any more!
"People like this never go to jail if they get caught.. They get offered deals etc to work for government agencys to do stuff for them, Happens all the time apparently.

Not that they dont deserve to get locked up.. In a way they probably do get locked up, then get told to get to work.. but not in Jail. "

recent confab's with SECURITY an govt. agancy's across the world have changed that concept.


just in the US. it's a mand. 3 year sentence "per" notice "Per" hacking conviction, no reduction for good behav. an on top of that, those very same hacker's in a group. can be charged under the "Rico" act.

before I would agree with what you stated, but lately after the movement through police an law auth. world wide to move toward cracking down on these network hacker's they have changed to a diff. tune.
LOOK_AT_THIS_I  +   1706d ago
I was getting the same idea with the RICO act. They can use it as an umbrella because of the international ties and the fact that several individuals are involved. They could try everyone of them like a criminal organization. If the feds wanted they could keep them locked up for however long they feel like.

If a business loses millions/billions in earnings or potential earnings there is no way they would be let go easy under this guideline.
Psychotica  +   1706d ago
Guess you never heard of Kevin Mitnick who was one of the most famous hackers.He went to prison...
MaximusPrime  +   1706d ago
Whether or not these hackers are found and locked up, everyone are not safe.
v1c1ous  +   1706d ago
lol they think anon has leadership
femshep  +   1706d ago
they do, they would have too to have any organization. there basically practicing communism for how they claim there set but someone is still calling the shots getting people to make the public statement videos, and planning huge attacks like Sony...its not like all of the woke up on morning around the world and said hey lets attack sony and it somehow became organized
BigPenguin  +   1706d ago
The organization they have is mostly a bunch of people sitting around an IRC room, talking about how butthurt they are about X(sony, wikileaks, whatever), then making a custom IRC room, in which anyone else who feel the same way can come together and plan an attack.

There is no centralized leadership, its whoever convinces people to take part in the "attack". Most attacks fail from lack of interest, some actually take off.
kyzer1978  +   1706d ago
Bwu hu ha ha ha!!!! Pwned!!!!
DirtyLary  +   1706d ago
Live by the sword, die by the sword.
RandomDude655  +   1706d ago
Say hello to Fleece Johnson. He's gonna get that booty.

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Arknight  +   1706d ago
I just about crapped my pants laughing at that video. He's a "wawia"!
RandomDude655  +   1706d ago favorite is: "you sag your pants around here....someone be up in yo butt"
BABY-JEDI  +   1706d ago
Hurrah, you bad boys...
PS don't bend down for the soap.?.?.
Treyb3yond  +   1706d ago
The first of many arrests no doubt.
Venjense  +   1706d ago
3 people will get well paid jobs.
younglj01  +   1706d ago
LMAO hope u have fun playing prison break for tha next 2-3 years ;)
plmkoh  +   1706d ago
That would be worse than hell, because it was such as crap game.
killerhog  +   1706d ago
And more arrest will follow. These hackers are getting cocky and its gonna start biting them in the arse. What they are doing is cyber terrorism and eventually the law will get stricter on cyber crime and will catch up to them. It's no longer a joke as more governments (now) see how harmful it could be and are already upping their laws on cyber crime/activity. They for some reason think they are safe because they are outside the U.S or outside Japan but that is not the case especially if these are countries that have jurisdiction between each other.

They think it's a way for them to get notice and eventually land a job, but the truth is, if this continues eventually the law/countries will prevent businesses from hiring hackers who openly hacked businesses and obtain or had access to people data illegally. It will also prevent them from opening their own busineses. The law hasn't/isn't strict on hackers but it looks like it will change. These are cyber terrorists and should be treated and punished as any terrorist threat. These hackers are just making it harder for themselves. It's not like back then anymore now with more hackers breaches being malicious and effecting millions of people
BlueEye  +   1706d ago
Anonymous are such douchebags "If you cut one Anon ten more will join us purely out of anger" stupid threat.
Holeran  +   1706d ago
I wonder what kind of financial restitution they will be required to pay back. The attack cost Sony a pretty penny. Not like they have the kind of money that they could fine them but it could keep them paying for an awfully long time, maybe making them to think twice next time instead of being such asses.
Kee  +   1706d ago
That just made my day :D
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