Call of Duty cyber attack prompts arrest of boy, 17

A teenager has been arrested in connection with a cyber attack which put the online version of the computer game Call of Duty out of action.

The 17-year-old was arrested in the Beswick area of Manchester by the Metropolitan Police's central e-crime unit earlier.

It followed a "denial of service" attack, which saw large numbers of people unable to play the game online.

scar204965d ago

So many stupid kids nowadays.They will do anything to get an advantage over other people mainly due to the fact that they suck.

scar204965d ago

Why am i getting disagrees? im stating the obvious.

sp1deynut4964d ago

...because a lot of those "stupid kids" are N4G regulars. :o

bodybombs4964d ago

you pointed out the obvious, should have offended those regulars and got 10 agrees 0 disagrees. lol

MisfitSmurf4964d ago

The Cyber Police, they have been informed

djfullshred4964d ago

In these cases, disagrees are seen as "idiot detectors"

Dark_Charizard4965d ago

Thank God I'm not a citizen of that paranoid country.

mrv3214964d ago

Yeah because America has never EVER been paranoid and attempted to isolate itself.

HolyOrangeCows4964d ago

Fed the troll, you have done.

RememberThe3574964d ago

Where do you live? The American government is always trying to make an example of hackers and pirates.

Theoneneo814964d ago

Have you been living under a rock the last week

*cough wiki leaks *cough*

SMOK3xFFx4965d ago

It must have been the father who back traced it and reported it to the cyber police. The consequences will never be the same.

Ducky4964d ago (Edited 4964d ago )

What is this I don't even.

(I know)

bananasNmonkeys4964d ago

Probably getting flown over to work for Activision in their 'Anti-Hacking' Dept. He's their first and only employee.

Hozi894964d ago

Oh man, I can't understand why people would go out of their way to do shit like that in the firs place. If they thought it'd be funny well I hope that kid is laughing now. However, I guess he does have some hacking skill so maybe Activision should consider hiring him.

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gold_drake35d ago

10AM PT/1PM ET/6PM london time.
on June 9th.

this is so odd. we had ps before the summer fest and now xbox after.

lelo2play34d ago (Edited 34d ago )

Summer Fest and the Sony show were both crap, let's hope Microsoft and Ubisoft shows are decent.

(the way this is going, I'm not asking for good/great shows, simply asking for decent shows...)

I miss E3.

RupeeHoarder34d ago

State of Play is a 30 minute sizzle reel. It is not meant to compete with the yearly Xbox showcase.

gold_drake33d ago

best e3 was when they showcased breath of the wild with the nintendo tree people i watched that quite a few times ha.

Daver34d ago

Diablo 4 expansion? Even if the game is bad.

Crows9034d ago

I'm definitely of the mind that d4 was complete crap at release...but the state of it right this moment is not complete crap. They've simplified a lot which actually helped their overtly stupid itemization.

End game content is still kind of stupid but at least progression and itemization is better.