COD Server hack

A 17 year old has been arrested with the connection of hacking Call Of Duty.

The 17 year old was arrested in Beswick area of Manchester, in suspicion of offences under the Computer Misuse Act. He allegedly using a program called the Phenom Booter. Which the Metropolitan Police’s central e-crime unit located in the Beswick area of Manchester. Activision reported this to the Police back in September.

Det Insp Paul Hoare said: “Online gaming is a major retail sector with millions of titles being sold in the run-up to Christmas worldwide.

“Programs marketed in order to disrupt the online infrastructure not only affect individual players but have commercial and reputational consequences for the companies concerned.

“These games attract both children and young people to the online environment and this type of crime can often be the precursor to further offending in more traditional areas of online crime.”

Source: BBC News

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Posted on December 10, 2010, in Industry, Nintendo, Playstation, Xbox 360 and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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