Prison sentence in the Scientology cyber attack case
Posted on 25 May 2010.
Brian Thomas Mettenbrink from Nebraska has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for his participation in the cyber attacks on the Church of Scientology's servers a couple of years ago.

Metterbrink pleaded guilty in January. Back then, he admitted that he downloaded computer software from an “Anonymous” message board and used that software to bombard Scientology websites to the point that it impaired the integrity and availability of those websites in a variation of a DDoS attack.





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Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


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