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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Windows 0-day exploited in ongoing attacks, temporary workarounds offered

Posted on 22 October 2014.  |  A new Windows zero-day vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild and is primarily a risk to users on servers and workstations that open documents with embedded OLE objects.


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