Bot herder pleads guilty to hospital hack

Tuesday, 9 May 2006, 1:55 AM EST

A 20-year-old Californian pleaded guilty last week to causing damage to computers in Seattle's Northwest Hospital when his bot software compromised systems in the healthcare facility.

Christopher Maxwell of Vacaville, Calif., signed a plea agreement last week accepting blame for damaging a protected computer and involving himself in a three-person conspiracy for the same crime.

At SecurityFocus.

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