Suspected Hacktivists Arrested Worldwide
DATA PROTECTIONFebruary 29, 2012
In a sweep conducted by Interpol's Latin American Working Group of Experts on Information Technology Crime, 25 suspected members of the hacker group Anonymous were arrested in Argentina, Columbia and Spain, reports The Telegraph. The arrestees are suspected of planning attacks against Columbia's Defense Ministry, Chile's Endesa electricity company and others. Interpol began its investigation in mid-February and has seized 250 pieces of IT equipment from 40 locations in 15 cities, the report states.