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Operators of decade-old Malware-as-a-Service outfit charged

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Jul
2017
Operators of decade-old Malware-as-a-Service outfit charged

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As Crackas With Attitude hacker “Incursio” got handed a 2-year prison sentence for gaining unauthorized access to government computers and online accounts of a number of US government officials (including then-CIA Director John Brennan), his hacking colleagues are either awaiting sentencing in the US or prosecution by the UK Crown Prosecution Service.

UK malware supplier
In the meantime, 18-year-old UK student Jack Chappell has been charged with running a web business supplying malware that was used to attack websites of companies like T-Mobile, Vodafone, BBC, BT, Amazon, Netflix, Virgin Media, NatWest, as well as that of the UK National Crime Agency.

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