09:37AM, Wednesday 07 November 2012
Investigations into an alleged cyber-attack on the websites of Home Secretary and Maidenhead MP Theresa May have resulted in a man being arrested.
National reports suggest the 41-year-old was arrested at his home in Stoke-on-Trent yesterday.
Reports say he was arrested on suspicion of encouraging a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack or, in other words, trying to crash the sites.
He has been bailed pending further enquiries.
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Police raided addresses in Lillibrooke Crescent, Cox Green, and in Crown Lane, Farnham Royal, at about 7.15am.