Brit hacker hired by Liberian telco to nobble rival now behind bars

    Date14 Jan 2019
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    A Surrey man has been jailed for 32 months after admitting to launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against an African telco. Daniel Kaye, 30, of Egham, told the Blackfriars Crown Court that back in 2016 he took a monthly salary from Liberian company Cellcom to carry out a sustained DDoS against their rival telco Lonestar. According to the National Crime Agency, at its peak Kaye's attack was so heavy that it disabled internet access for most of the country.
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