A babyfaced computer geek designed programmes which helped cyber hackers crash 224,000 websites around the world . Grant Manser created the damaging software from his bedroom and sold it on the ‘dark web’ to customers around the globe for as little as £4.99, a court heard. The then 16-year-old’s “stresser” program worked by bombarding websites, servers and email addresses with so much information they crashed.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Daily Mirror