Teenage computer hacker jailed for Malware attacks on Microsoft and Sony has prison sentence reduced

There’s an update in the case of Adam Mudd, the U.K. teenager behind the profitable TitaniumStresser. Matthew Lennon reports:

A teenage computer hacker who carried out attacks on Microsoft, Sony and Cambridge University from his bedroom has had his prison sentence reduced.

West Herts College student Adam Mudd, now 20, committed the crimes from his bedroom at his parents’ home in Toms Lane, Kings Langley.

He made £386,000 selling the malicious software he created as a 15-year-old to criminals, which was then used to carry out 1.7 million cyber attacks on companies and institutions the world over.

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