US jails hacker who sold access to hijacked PCs

A US hacker who sold access to thousands of hijacked home computers has been jailed for 30 months.Joshua Schichtel of Phoenix, Arizona, was sentenced for renting out more than 72,000 PCs that he had taken over using computer viruses.Millions of PCs are enrolled in these networks, known as botnets, and many help to send out junk mail messages.
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-19517316

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