Police in London have said that two teenagers have been charged in connection with an investigation by a group of hackers.
“Police in London have conducted an investigation into members of a hacker group. Two teenagers, a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old, have been charged in connection with this investigation and are still in police custody.” said Detective Inspector Michael O’Sullivan, of the City of London Police.
Both teenagers have been charged with three counts of unauthorized access to a computer with intent to impair data reliability, one count of fraud by misrepresentation and one count of unauthorized access to a computer with intent to prevent access to data.
The 16-year-old has also been charged with a case of causing a computer to perform a function to secure unauthorized access to a program, according to London police.