Police Caught an Anonymous Hacker by Googling his IRC Name

Christopher Weatherhead, who called himself "Nerdo" on the internet, was convicted of conspiracy to impair the operation of computers last week. But the DDoS attacks he instigated weren't pinned on him after weeks of covert surveillance—instead, all it took was some judicious Googling. » 12/14/12 7:28am 12/14/12 7:28am