Sergiy P. Usatyuk

November 20, 2019

DDoS-for-Hire Boss Gets 13 Months Jail Time

This post was originally published on this siteA 21-year-old Illinois man was sentenced last week to 13 months in prison for running multiple DDoS-for-hire services that launched millions of attacks over several years. This individual’s sentencing comes more than five years after KrebsOnSecurity interviewed both the defendant and his father and urged the latter to take a more active interest in his son’s online activities. A screenshot of databooter[.]com, circa 2017. Image: Cisco Talos. The jail time was handed down to Sergiy P. Usatyuk of Orland Park, Ill., who pleaded guilty in February to one count of conspiracy to cause […]