Amsterdam: Dutch prosecutors say they have
arrested a 16-year-old boy suspected of involvement in digital
attacks that made it difficult to access several prominent
financial payment websites earlier this week.
In a statement, the national prosecutors` office says the
youth is believed to have participated in attacks by WikiLeaks
supporters on websites "including MasterCard and Paypal, among
The statement today said the youth was arrested in The
Hague, Netherlands. His name was not released.
It was not clear whether he was believed to have played
an important role in the attacks, which flooded the websites