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Four individuals accused of being members of Anonymous and participating in “Operation Tango Down” have been arrested in Italy. According to AFP, the four are being accused of various attacks in Italy, including a DDoS against the Vatican and the parliamentary Website. The Postal Police – responsible for enforcement of …

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  1. Captain DaFt

    Postal Police? OK...

    "Drop those stamps! Pens down and hands in the air! You're under arrest!"

    1. Turtle

      Re: Postal Police? OK...

      As a general rule of thumb, any government body with the word "police" in its name is not to be taken lightly.

      1. Captain DaFt

        Re: Postal Police? OK...

        True, true... But since one of the targets was the Vatican, Why didn't they call the Church Police?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    IT Angle

    Series of attacks agains the computer systems?

    No mention of Windows?

    "Look man, unless it is stated that it is not a Windows WindblowZE exploit; it quite safe to assume that it IS", Fatman May 18 2913 14:39 gmt

    1. Lars Silver badge
      Linux

      Re: Series of attacks agains the computer systems?

      Hello old timer, I agree, we should always mention if it is Windows, but to day, as time has passed, it is news only if it is Linux. Rule of old thumb, if there is something about .exe it is not Linux (so far).

      1. Matt Bryant Silver badge
        Facepalm

        Re: Lars Re: Series of attacks agains the computer systems?

        Seeing as the typical Anonyputz attack is nothing more sophisticated than SQL injections and DDoS, I would suggest the OS is irrelevant. The real question is we're these numpties actually local organisers for the Anons or just Low IQ Cannonfodder?

        1. Anonymous Coward
          Anonymous Coward

          Re: Lars Series of attacks agains the computer systems?

          "The real question is we're these numpties actually "

          We are these numpties? I guess that is a kind of Anon spirit.

  3. Gray Ham
    Joke

    DDOS against the Vatican?

    Fetch ... the comfy chair!

  4. Winkypop Silver badge
    Joke

    "...a 25-year-old from the province of Turin"

    I need to know, did the Police escort him away under a shroud?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Facepalm

      Re: "...a 25-year-old from the province of Turin"

      You could say his hacking is now 'Turin-complete'.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Really

    I guess they ain't so anonymous at all.

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