MAN WHO CO-FOUNDED A SERVICE DESIGNED TO PROTECT COMPANIES FROM CRIPPLING DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE (DDOS) ATTACKS PLEADS TO PAYING A DDOS-FOR-HIRE SERVICE TO LAUNCH ATTACKS AGAINST OTHERS

On 20 January, the Krebs on Security blog site reported that Tucker Preston, 22, of Macon, Georgia., pleaded guilty to damaging protected computers by transmission of a programme, code or command. DDoS attacks involve flooding a target website with so much junk Internet traffic that it can no longer accommodate legitimate visitors.

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/01/ddos-mitigation-firm-founder-admits-to-ddos/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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