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London schoolboy 'secretly arrested' over cyber attack

A schoolboy from London has been secretly arrested over the "world's biggest cyber attack", according to the Evening Standard. The 16-year-old was reportedly arrested in south London after a sum of money was reportedly found "flowing through his bank account".

He was detained by detectives as part of an operation against people suspected of carrying out a cyber attack so big it could slow down the internet. The Evening Standard reported seeing a document on the British investigation which said:

The suspect was found with his computer systems open and logged on to various virtual systems and forums.

The subject has a significant amount of money flowing through his bank account.

Financial investigators are in the process of restraining monies.