UK: Hacker warned he faces jail after admitting cyber crimes

BBC reports an update to the Alex Bessell case:

A computer hacker has admitted a series of cyber crimes, including attacks on Google, Skype and other companies.

Alex Bessell from Liverpool, admitted nine offences, including receiving £50,000 from proceeds of a website he set up to sell malware and botnets.

The 21-year-old’s crimes also included gaining unauthorised access to data with intent to facilitate fraud by obtaining 750 usernames and passwords.

The Birmingham Crown Court judge warned he could face a jail sentence.

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