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Russian Man Sentenced to 1.5 Years Probation for Cyberattack on President’s Website

23
Dec
2013

A Russian man has been sentenced to 1.5 years probation for participating in the distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks launched by Anonymous hacktivists against the website of the presidency back in May 2012, after Vladimir Putin was once again named the countrys president. According to The Voice of Russia, the suspect was found guilty by the Tomsk Sovetsky District Court. He had been charged with creating, using and disseminating harmful computer …

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