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[NationalSecurity] Teenager takes out the Metropolitan Police computer system*

04/09/2014

The unemployed 19 year old was apprehended by police after he attacked the online infrastructure of the Metropolitan police. Following an investigation by the Met’s own cyber unit, were able to trace the attack back to the teen. The nature of the attack was a DDoS, and it caused the Met’s website to crash for two hours and slowed the system for a period of days.

Source: NationalSecurity