The World's Most Hunted Hacker

Fifty-nine months in federal prison offers a certain perspective from which to view the recent disruptions in e-commerce. The person or group behind these attacks ought to consider my imprisonment and supervised release quite carefully.

This is a hot story because of the targets involved, which include some of the biggest names in e-commerce. Denial-of-service attacks have been around for years, but the sexy victims in this case require the government to ensure public confidence in economic trade on the Net.

We're seeing the actions of apparent vandals--not hackers--who are using tools that hackers developed. No hacker I've ever heard of...

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