Botnet Herder Pleads Guilty to Massive PayPal Scam

A 26-year-old security consultant named John Schiefer has admitted to illicitly installing code to assemble botnet armies of up to 250,000 infected computers that harvested user PayPal names, passwords and other personal and financial information.

This is why I protected our pay-pal account with their security key the day they came out. It cost only $5 and is a very secure way to protect your account.

Botnet Herder Pleads Guilty to Massive PayPal Scam

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One Response to Botnet Herder Pleads Guilty to Massive PayPal Scam

  1. DougW says:

    I hope he gets 25+ years.

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