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Hack of Attack-for-Hire Service vDOS Snares New Mexico Man

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Nov
2017
Hack of Attack-for-Hire Service vDOS Snares New Mexico Man

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A New Mexico man is facing federal hacking charges for allegedly using the now defunct attack-for-hire service vDOS to launch damaging digital assaults aimed at knocking his former employer’s Web site offline.

Prosecutors were able to bring the case in part because vDOS got massively hacked last year, and its customer database of payments and targets leaked to this author and to the FBI.

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