Christopher Maxwell of Vacaville, California, was sentenced to 37 months plus three years of probation as well as a combined restitution pay of $250,000 to Northwest Hospital and Department of Defense.
Maxwell pleaded guilty to launching a botnet attack which compromised computers at Seattle Northwest Hospital and several universities.
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This just shows that people in the high places are beginning to understand the damage that security breaches can bring and are now doing steps to send a message especially to the botnet community. One point for the good guys!