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19-year-old 'fast Flux' Botnet Pioneer Agrees To Plead Guilty


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#1 no one

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 01:04 PM

The author of a Trojan that broke new ground in botnet circles has agreed to plead guilty to secretly infecting thousands of victims' machines so that he could steal their personal data and launch attacks on websites.

Jason Michael Milmont, 19, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, admitted to creating the so-called Nugache Worm, a Trojan that spread through AOL instant messenger and modified Limewire installation programs.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/06/28/nu...plea_agreement/


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Posted 30 June 2008 - 07:02 PM

Think of what this guy, and many others like him, could have achieved if he had put his knowledge to good instead of evil(too strong a word?). Personally, I don't think 5 years in enough.

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Posted 30 June 2008 - 10:43 PM

Nothing short of public hanging will do with scoundrels of that kind.




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