Even if you don’t like someone (or a particular organisation) that’s not a reason to commit a criminal act.
In January 2008, a distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) struck websites websites belonging to the highly controversial Scientology organisation – flooding them with internet traffic, and making them inaccessible to the outside world.
Yesterday, as The Register reports, a second man was jailed for the attack.
20-year-old Brian Thomas Mettenbrink, who had admitted his involvement in the internet assault at a hearing earlier this year, has now been jailed for one year and ordered to pay $20,000 in compensation.
We all know that Scientology is highly controversial, and they are rarely from the headlines (for instance, it’s was…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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