Newb admits he ran Satori botnet that turned thousands of hacked devices into a 100Gbps+ DDoS-for-hire cannon


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The script kiddie at the center of the Satori botnet case has pleaded guilty.

Kenneth Schuchman, 21, of Vancouver in Washington state, this week admitted [PDF] to aiding and abetting computer hacking in an Alaskan federal district court. In exchange for only having to confess to a single criminal count, and increasing his chances of a reduced sentence, Schuchman admitted he ran the destructive Satori Internet-of-Things botnets.

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