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Hacker behind Linux Kernel’s Mass Trojan Infection Arrested in Florida

Florida law Enforcement arrested Donald Ryan Austin for hacking the Linux Kernel Organization’s website and Linux Foundation servers.  Austin is a 27-year-old computer programmer from El Portal, Florida. Austin was charged with four counts of Intentional Transmission Causing Damage to a Protected Computer. In 2011, Austin infected dozens of servers, causing them to be taken down for months at a time.  He was apprehended on August 28th in Miami Shores …
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