IT industry core to global e-crime battle

Thursday, 9 November 2006, 3:08 PM EST

Earlier this month, Russian authorities jailed three criminals who used DDoS attacks to blackmail online businesses.

Ivan Maksakov, Alexander Petrov and Denis Stepanov were each sentenced to eight years for extorting more than £2m from UK-based online casinos alone, after threatening to hit sites with huge volumes of internet traffic that would result in lost custom.

At vnunet.

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