Ryan Cleary (not to be confused with the Canadian politician), British citizen, has been indicted on charges of running botnets to DDoS major US corporations, such as Sony Pictures Entertainment, Fox Entertainment Group, etc.
According to IDG, Cleary was arrested in June 2011 at his home in Wickford, England, for allegedly taking part in the DDOS attacks against Britain’s Serious Organised Crime Agency. It is said if he is convicted, he could face up to 25 years in prison.
See more information related to this release below!
- Alleged Lulzsec Member, Ryan Cleary, Indicted in U.S. (pcworld.com)
- Accused British hacker charged in US over LulzSec attacks (msnbc.msn.com)