He meant to promote his anti-DDoS kit by shedding light on poor internet security at the Hong Kong stock exchange, but his two brief DDoS attacks instead wound up costing him his freedom for the better part of a year.
Residents of Hong Kong were up in arms after a popular, online vote to select the next Miss Hong Kong was sabotaged by a distributed denial-of-service attack, forcing the pageant’s judges to pick the winner on their own.
Join two of Asia Pacific's top security experts, Rob Forsyth and Paul Ducklin, as they discuss and dissect the latest Security Threat Report from SophosLabs in an Asia Pacific webcast.
The event takes place at 2pm Sydney time (UTC+11) on Thursday 09 February 2012.
Less than two weeks ago, web services at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange were hit by DDoS attacks for two days in a row.
A man was recently arrested in Hong Kong in connection with these attacks.
Many iPad and iPhone users lament the absence of proper wired connectivity options for their devices. No wired-speed LAN connections; no USB; no HDMI; no Firewire; no Thunderbolt.
But Chinese smugglers have rigged up their very own wired connectivity system for iDevices.