Law enforcement officers may feel they've made a dent in the fight against hackers, but that doesn't seem to be stemming the tide of activity.
A 19-year-old U.K. man has beenby the U.K.'s Metropolitan Police. Sky News reported early on that the teenager is the mastermind behind LulzSec, a prominent hacking group that has wreaked havoc on several companies and government organizations of late. However, the Metropolitan Police's e-Crime Unit stopped short of saying whether the man in custody might be connected to LulzSec.
LulzSec seemed amused by the arrest, with a cheeky post to its Twitter account that it's still in operation. "Seems the glorious leader of LulzSec got arrested," the group wrote on its Twitter account. "It all over now. Wait, we're all still here! Which poor bastard did they take down?"
But then the groupit accuses of assisting in helping track down a teen suspected of being the notorious group's mastermind.
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