Teens arrested over Greek ministry hack

Teens arrested over Greek ministry hack

Summary: Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with the defacement of the Greek Ministry of Justice website at the beginning of February.Greek publication In.

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Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with the defacement of the Greek Ministry of Justice website at the beginning of February.

Greek publication In.gr reported on Monday that the teenagers, 18, 17, and 16, were arrested over the alleged hack. A video (below) purporting to be from the Anonymous hacking group claimed the hack was an anti-ACTA protest.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t05DUXEQhQk

Police seized the teenagers' computers for forensic examination, according to the article.

The Greek police said it was investigating the Ministry of Justice website hack in a Twitter post on 3 February.

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