October 6, 2016

Feds Charge Two In Lizard Squad Investigation

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. Justice Department has charged two 19-year-old men alleged to be core members of the hacking groups Lizard Squad and PoodleCorp. The pair are charged with credit card theft and operating so-called “booter”or “stresser” services that allowed paying customers to launch powerful attacks designed to knock Web sites offline. The PoodleCorp/PoodleStresser attack-for-hire service. Image: USDOJ. Federal investigators charged Zachary Buchta of Fallston, Md., and Bradley Jan Willem Van Rooy of Leiden, the Netherlands with conspiring to cause damage to protected computers. According to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois, Buchta, […]