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18-year-old allegedly took part in attacks against NatWest, the BBC, Amazon, and others

   A UK teenager has been charged with supplying malware to cyberattackers to help them take down high-profile companies.

According to the West Midlands Police, 18-year-old student Jack Chappell allegedly supplied denial-of-service (DoS) malware used to enslave PCs into a botnet for conducting disruptive attacks.

http://www.zdnet.com/article/uk-teenager-charged-over-ddos-for-hire-service-used-in-global-attacks/

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