'Operation Power Off' Took Down 50 DDoS Booter Services, Seven Admins Arrested
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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) seized four-dozen domains that sold booter or stresser services that make it easier to launch DDoS attacks and charged six U.S. men with computer crimes related to their alleged ownership of the popular DDoS-for-hire services.
Prosecutors say the booter sites supremesecurityteam[.]com and royalstresser[.]com were the brainchildren of Jeremiah Sam Evans Miller, who was charged this week with conspiracy and violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). The complaint against Miller alleges Royalstresser launched nearly 200,000 DDoS attacks between November 2021 and February 2022.
Defendant Angel Manuel Colon Jr., a.k.a Anonghost720 and Anonghost1337, is suspected of running the booter service securityteam[.]io. He was also charged …
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