Hacker gets longest ever sentence

Wednesday, 10 May 2006, 1:27 AM EST

A 21 year-old hacker has been sent to jail for almost five years for spreading malware that took control of hundreds of thousands of zombie computers.

According to security company Sophos, the 57 month prison term is the longest ever received for the spreading of malware.

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