Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 18, 2015]

NY hacker sentenced to 3 years in prison for cyber attacks on DirecTV, Farmers Insurance and L.A. public works

A Staten Island hacker was sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment this Thursday after he pleaded guilty to his several charges including infiltrating protected computer systems. The 32 year old must also pay US$ 2.7 million in restitution to DirecTV, Farmers Insurance and L.A. public works, the three affected parties.