Police working with Interpol and the FBI to track down those involved in the internet warfare threat by Anonymous Malaysia, have made arrests in an attempt to thwart a planned attack according to Federal Commercial Crime Investigation Department deputy director Datuk Hamza Taib.
Anonymous Malaysia posted an eight-minute video on its facebook page on 4 August, demanding the resignation of the prime minister. The group threatened to carry on an “all-out internet warfare”on the police, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission and 150 predetermined websites.
The day-long cyber-attacks would reportedly begin on 29 August to go along with the Bersih 4.0 rally in Kuala Lumpur over alleged corruption.
When asked to clarify on the investigations, Taib said, “I cannot say as it is not the date yet but if it happens, it means our arrests were wrong. If it does not happen, it means that our arrests were correct.”