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Quebec hacker who was 12 when he crippled government websites gets probation
From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 09:33:31 +0000 (UTC)
BY SIDHARTHA BANERJEE
THE CANADIAN PRESS
NOVEMBER 27, 2013
MONTREAL - A Montreal hacker who was just 12 when he crippled several
provincial government websites and shared information in exchange for
video games has been sentenced to 18 months probation.
The 14-year-old pleaded guilty in October to attacks that occurred in 2012
at the height of Quebec's student protests.
The group for which he acted, Anonymous, was particularly vocal against
the then-Liberal government, particularly a law limiting the right to
A series of attacks targeting government-related websites ensued under a
campaign dubbed "Operation Quebec" in response to the law, which has since
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- Quebec hacker who was 12 when he crippled government websites gets probation InfoSec News (Nov 28)