18 year old Jake Davis was arrested on July 27 for suspecting of his involvement in the hacking group Lulzsec. Davis who is supposed to be using Topiary nickname will be free till next August 30. As this date will be the next hearing of his case in court.
The teenager appeared in court charged with hacking into websites, including that of the Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca). Davis was arrested at his home on the Shetland Islands by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service’s e-crime unit as part of an investigation into hacking groups LulzSec and Anonymous.
The full list of the charges against Jake Davis:
- Unauthorised access to a computer system, contrary to Section 3 of the Computer Misuse Act 1990;
- Encouraging / assisting offences, contrary to S46 of the Serious Crime Act 2007;
- Conspiracy with others to carry out a Distributed Denial of Service Attack on the website of the Serious and Organised Crime Agency contrary to S1 Criminal Law Act 1977
- Conspiracy to commit offences of section 3 Computer Misuse Act 1990, contrary to S1 Criminal Law Act 1977
- Conspiracy between the defendant and others to commit offences of section 3 Computer Misuse Act 1990 contrary to S1 Criminal Law Act 1977.
Currently Anonymous group are supporting Davis on twitter under the hash tag #FreeTopiary while Both Topiary and LulzSec’s Twitter accounts have remained silent since Davis’s arrest.