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TechWeb/Reuters: Arrest Made In February Web Attacks

“Canadian police on Wednesday are expected to announce
details of an arrest made in connection with February’s blocking of
access to some of the Internet’s most popular sites, and U.S.
television said the suspect is a 15-year-old known online as
Mafiaboy.”

“The denial of access attacks on Feb. 2 shut down such popular
sites as Yahoo (stock: YHOO), Amazon.com (stock: AMZN), and eBay
(stock: EBAY) for hours.”

“The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Tuesday that charges had
been brought against “a person” in the cyberattacks.”


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