Due to a reporting error, the PC World story "First LulzSec Hacking Suspect Arrested in Scotland?", posted to the wire on Tuesday, misidentified the law enforcement agency that arrested an alleged member of the hacking group Lulz Security. A U.K. police force, not Scottish, made the arrest. The headline and story have been changed on the wire with all references to Scotland removed.
The headline now reads:
First LulzSec Hacking Suspect Arrested in UK?
The first paragraph now reads:
It looks like police in the UK may have their first LulzSec hacker suspect in hand. The Metropolitan Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) report this morning that they've arrested a 19-year-old man in an intelligence sting putatively related to hacker group LulzSec. LulzSec's notorious for claimed roles in taking down organizations ranging from PBS and various video game sites to both the U.S. Senate and CIA's websites.
The fourth paragraph now reads:
In a statement this morning, the PCeU wrote that the arrest "follows an investigation into network intrusions and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against a number of international business and intelligence agencies by what is believed to be the same hacking group." According to our own wire service, a Scotland Yard spokesman said yesterday that the arrest was connected to the DDoS attacks on SOCA, and that the attacks had ceased after the arrest.