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Botnet Attack Shuts Down Hospital Network 360

Posted by Zonk
from the that's-not-cool-man dept.
aricusmaximus writes "A California student is now facing felony conspiracy charges after unleashing a botnet attack that shut down the network of a Seattle hospital intensive care unit. This indictment comes a few weeks after another California man pled guilty to similar charges. Both attacks were attempts to make money off of adware affiliate programs. So who's really at fault here? The students? The hospital for not securing their computers and network? Or the adware companies for providing the incentive?"
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Botnet Attack Shuts Down Hospital Network

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