UK Hacker Jailed for Attack on Liberian Telecoms Firm
A British pc hacker has been sentenced to 32 months in jail for a cyberattack that knocked out telecommunications services and products in Liberia.
Daniel Kaye was once paid via an worker of a rival company to release a disbursed denial of provider assault on Liberian telephone and web supplier Lonestar.
Britain’s National Crime Agency says the assault crushed Lonestar’s pc community, disabled web get admission to around the West African nation and price the corporate tens of thousands and thousands of bucks.
The 30-year-old Kaye pleaded responsible remaining month to 2 offenses beneath the Computer Misuse Act and one rate of possessing prison belongings.
Mike Hulett of the crime company’s National Cyber Crime Unit referred to as Kaye “a highly skilled and capable hacker-for-hire.”
Judge Alexander Milne passed down a jail sentence Friday at London’s Blackfriars Crown Court.