Cyber yob who hacked Police Scotland and British Airways walks free from court

Cyber yob who hacked Police Scotland and British Airways walks free from court
 

A cyber yob who cost British Airways £100,000 with his hacking gave a one-fingered salute as he walked free with a £200 fine.
Paul Dixon, 24, smirked as he celebrated with his family outside court yesterday.
A judge heard that the self-confessed “computer nerd” was only caught after he boasted about his crimes on Twitter.
He bought computer software known as “stresser” to hit Police Scotland, Durham Constabulary, WeBuyAny and British Airways over a week in October 2014.
Dixon was tracked down by cops within days of boasting: “I’m bored. Hit me with a target. I will down it.”
He had admitted... read more

 
1 August 2017 in World News, Views: 74
Source: Daily Record
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