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Hacker Sentenced for Two years Imprisonment By the US Federal

A man from Fairfield, US, tried to close two sites by launching denial of service attacks with zombies. He was punished for two years of imprisonment.

On October 7, 2008, McGregor W.Scott, the US Attorney, announced that 21-year-old Gregory King was found guilty, and was directed to pay $69,000 as compensation, as reported by The Reporter on October 9, 2008.

Also, the reports revealed that Mr. King was known online as sZ, Silenz, Gregk707, Silenz420 and GregK.

Matthew Segal, Assistant US Attorney, prosecuted the case and said that Mr. King accepted of using a botnet to launch denial of service attacks on two business Websites, as reported by CVBT on October 9, 2008.

According to reports, Mr. King accepted of managing almost 7,000 bot computers and using them to ...

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