Finnish teen convicted for 50,000 computer hacks


A Finnish 17-year-old previously linked to the Lizard Squad hacker group has been convicted of over 50,000 “aggravated computer break-ins.”

Julius “Zeekill” Kivimaki — who bills himself as an “untouchable hacker god,” on what appears to be his Twitter page — will face a light sentence, despite an extensive roster of hacks (50,700, to be precise) he’s said to have been a part of, according to the BBC

Judge Wilhelm Normann of the District Court of Espoo gave Kivimaki a suspended sentence of two years in prison. As part of the sentence, he was ordered to turn over about $7,300 in property acquired through illegal means and speak out against cybercrime and is having his online activities monitored. …

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