Teenage Hacker-for-Hire Receives Prison Sentence

infosecurity-magazine.com - 08-19


A British teenager has been sentenced to 20 months in prison after selling his services as a freelance hacker. Elliot Gunton of Mounteney Close, Norwich, England, pleaded guilty to hacking, money laundering and breaching a Sexual Harm Prevention Order imposed in 2016. The 19-year-old hacker-for-hire also pleaded guilty to hacking offences against an Australian Instagram account.