Complaint dropped against DDoS mafia

Monday, 7 February 2005, 8:58 AM EST

Federal authorities in Los Angeles have dismissed a criminal complaint filed last August against four men accused of performing DDoS attacks for hire.

On January 18, a magistrate judge for the Central District of California granted a prosecution motion to dismiss without prejudice the complaint against Paul Garrett Ashley, the operator of Creative Internet Techniques (CIT), also known as FooNet, and three alleged accomplices, Jonathan David Hall, Joshua James Schichtel, and Richard Roby. (The complaint against a fourth man, Lee Graham Walker of the United Kingdom, was not dismissed and is still pending, according to authorities.)

By Brian McWilliams at O'Reilly.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Free security software identifies cloud vulnerabilities

Posted on 21 October 2104.  |  Designed for IT and security professionals, the service gives a view of the data exchanged with partner and cloud applications beyond the network firewall. Completely passive, it runs on non-production systems, and does not require firewall changes.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Tue, Oct 21st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //