Spanish hacker jailed for two years

    Date08 Feb 2006
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    6262
    Posted ByBenjamin D. Thomas
    A Spanish hacker who launched a denial of service attack that hobbled the net connections of an estimated three million users has been jailed for two years and fined €1.4m. Santiago Garrido, 26, (AKA Ronnie and Mike25) launched the attack using a computer worm in retaliation for been banned from the popular "Hispano" IRC chat room for breaking its rules.

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