Mirai botnet hacker ordered to pay US$8.6 million in damages

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Mirai botnet hacker ordered to pay US$8.6 million in damages

Six months house arrest for a series of massive cyber attacks.

A 22-year-old hacker was ordered on Friday to pay $8.6 million in damages and serve six months of house arrest for helping launch a series of massive cyber attacks, the office of the US Attorney for the District of New Jersey said. Paras Jha was one of three people responsible for the Mirai ...

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