Here’s an extraordinary story of how an internet feud ignited into an attack which involved sadistic revenge, 100,000 compromised computers around the world, divorce and a man with his life in ruins.
A 48-year-old American faces jail after being found guilty of launching a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against websites that had published humiliating stories about his adulterous “affair” with a fictitious online lover.
Computer programmer Bruce Raisley found himself at odds with “Perverted Justice”, a controversial group who posed as minors on internet chatrooms in an attempt to ensnare paedophiles. “Perverted Justice” collaborated with a US TV news program on a controversial feature called “To Catch a Predator”.
Although initially a supporter of the group, Raisley became uncomfortable with the techniques…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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