Two Anonymous Members Arrested By Australian Federal Police

 
Australian Federal Police have arrested two men who they believe have been defacing and launching DDOS attack on Indonesian and Australian government websites. This was done last  November and was carried out using the name of Anonymous.

A 40-year-old Scarborough (Western Australia) man was charged with:
  • Aid the unauthorized modification of Melbourne IT Limited computer network located in Brisbane, Queensland to cause impairment, contrary to Section 477.2 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 pursuant to Section 11.2 of the Criminal Code Act 1995; and
  • Unauthorised modification of Indonesian Government web servers, to cause impairment, contrary to Section 477.2 of the Criminal Code Act 1995.

The other man who is 18 and from Penrith (New South Wales) was charged with:
  • Unauthorised modification of data to Netspeed ISP located in Canberra, ACT, to cause impairment, contrary to Section 477.2 of the Criminal Code Act 1995
  • Unauthorised access to and modification of restricted data belonging to the ACT Long Service Leave Board, Canberra, ACT, contrary to 478.1 of the Criminal Code Act 1995.

National Manager High Tech Crime Operations Tim Morris said that these attacks have big impact on government and business services. Several computers and hard disk were seized during a raid  in both houses.The police believe that this will take several months to go into all the items due to the amount of information stored in them.

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