A Small, Happy Moment In Australian IRC Land

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Why?....because it's always good to see a bad guy taken down, right?


A VICTORIAN has been charged over a series of high-profile international internet hacking attacks.

The 22-year-old man was arrested in Melbourne early yesterday after a joint state and federal investigation into the sophisticated attacks on internet relay chat servers in Australia last year, the federal police said.
Belgium's federal computer crime unit tipped off Australian authorities about the attacks, which used remotely controlled computer networks known as botnets.

The US, Singapore and Austria were also affected by the hacking attacks on Australian IRC servers.


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