British hacker jailed
Alex Bessell 21-year-old British hacker from the United Kingdom carried out Denial of service aka DDoS attack on Google, Online Video Calling "Skype and Pokemon is arrested and has been served with jail time.
Bessell was an ex-Deliveroo driver from Liverpool, launched 9,073, zombie computers 100 attacks on high-profile tech firms.
Bessell was also involved in running his own dark web market called Aiobuy, where he was making £500,000 by selling Botnet tools, Remote Access Trojan Tools, Crypters and other malware which more than 35,000 purchases from 26,000 registered customers have made through Aiobuy, West Midlands Police Said.
|Alex Bessell — The British hacker who got jailed for DDoS attack on Google, Skype and Pokemon|
Birmingham Crown Court give jailed to Bessel for 10 offenses, including supplying malware, unauthorized access to computers, damaging the operation of computers and money laundering.
"This is one of the most significant cybercrime prosecutions we've seen: he was offering an online service for anyone wanting to carry out a web attack" West Midlands Regional Cybercrime Unit Investigating officer DC Mark Bird Said.
In previously we have seen cyber crooks escape with suspended prison sentences or even community orders but courts are increasingly switching on the damage cybercriminals can cause.