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If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that any new way of DDoSing will reveal that there are a huge number of undefended devices online
A teenage student has been charged with running a supplying malware that was used for launching distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against websites of some of the world’s leading businesses.
Jack Chappell, an 18-year-old teenager from Stockport, is accused of helping cyber criminals with his DDoS booter service (DDoS-for-hire service) to flood millions of websites around the world
For $20/month, one of the services, PhoneBomber, would call a victim once an hour for a month with streams of expletive-sprinkled threats.
The NCA says it wants to reform the teens caught up in its operation targeting users of LizardStresser, an online tool for attacking websites. Is a stern talking-to enough? Or should they face jail time?
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He might face state and federal charges. The attack crippled more than 50 schools, forcing some students to retake tests multiple times, among other miseries.