16-year-old makes fake warning of massive Cyber attack

A 16-year-old boy has confessed to police he was behind a YouTube film last week in which the hackers group Anonymous was said to announce plans to launch a major cyber attack on the Netherlands.

The film won widespread publicity, prompting government websites and internet service providers to take extra precautions to head off the attack.
The national high-tech crime team later concluded Anonymous was not planning any action directed at the Netherlands.
The youth turned himself over to police and it is not yet clear if he will be presented with the bill for the operation, news agency ANP said,

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