19-Year-Old Teenage Hacker Behind DDoS-for-Hire Service Pleads Guilty

By [email protected] (Wang Wei) Due to the worldwide promotion of Mirai botnet that knocked down half of the Internet last Friday, hackers and even script kiddies have started creating their own botnet networks by hacking millions of IoT devices and selling them as DDoS-for-hire service to overwhelm targets with data.

A 19-year-old student from Hertford has pled guilty to running one such DDoS-for-hire service that shortly

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