Bredolab botnet author sentenced to 4 years in prison in Armenia

    Date24 May 2012
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    The creator of the Bredolab malware received a four-year prison sentence in Armenia on Monday for using his botnet to launch DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks that damaged multiple computer systems owned by private individuals and organizations. G. Avanesov was sentenced by the Court of First Instance of Armenia's Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun administrative districts for offenses under Part 3 of the Article 253 of the country's Criminal Code -- intentionally causing damage to a computer system with severe consequences, the Office of Armenia's Prosecutor General said.
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