Six British Teens Arrested for Corporate Website Hackings

Six British teenagers were arrested for allegedly using hacker-for-hire services in an attempt to take down corporate websites. The operation targeted users of an online service called Lizard Stresser, which offered to carry out “denial of service” attacks in exchange for Bitcoins, the U.K. National Crime Agency said. Among the companies hacked were Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Sony Corp., according to a person familiar with the investigation.