What were you doing at age 13? This hacker-for-hire almost broke the internet

Ian Proctor reports:

Bedroom geek Seth Nolan-Mcdonagh joined a network of virtual vandals who brought global institutions’ websites to their knees.

He was the second hacker to be sentenced today as Madonna’s Rebel Heart hacker Adi Leaderman was jailed for 14 months.


Adopting the pseudonym Narko, Nolan-Mcdonagh made £70,000 by using software to overload the sites and cause them to crash, a method known as distributed denial-of-service (DDOS).


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