Botnet master sentenced to jail

A hacker who went by the alias “acidstorm” was sentenced to a prison term of four years in a Los Angeles federal court on Wednesday. John Schiefer, 27, had been charged under the Federal Wiretap Act and pleaded guilty last April to accessing hundreds of thousands of computers to set up botnets and fraudulently invade thousands of bank accounts. — CAM
You must be a registered member of SC Magazine to post a comment.

Sign up to our newsletters