30 May '16, 9am

Hacker imprisoned for stealing Bitcoin, selling botnet on Darkode

Hacker imprisoned for stealing Bitcoin, selling botnet on Darkode

A Louisiana man was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison for using a computer to steal money, hacking computers to obtain passwords, and attempting to sell information on the online hacking forum known as Darkode. Rory Stephen Guidry, aka k@exploit.im was sentenced by US District Judge Dee D. Drell on one count of obtaining information by computer from a protected computer. He was also sentenced to three years of supervised release. According to the guilty plea, in July of 2014 while living in Liberty Hill, Texas, Guidry participated in an online hacking attack on a server in Austin, Texas. He moved to his grandparents’ home in Opelousas, Lousiana, in March of 2015 after an investigation ensued as a result of the server attack. While in Opelousas, he continued to use his skills to hack into personal computers and controlled them with malware and a botnet. Guidry at...

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