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Same hacker may have targeted Ars, reporter Krebs, and Wiredís Honan Print E-mail
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Source: arsTechnica - Posted by Alex   
Intrusion Detection Security reporter Brian Krebs has uncovered some details about one of the people tied to the denial of service attack on his site and the fraudulent 911 call that brought armed police to Krebs' doorstep. It turns out the hacker may have delivered grief to another technology reporter not too long ago: Mat Honan. And, yes, that hacker appears to have used accounts tied to Friday's DOS attack on Ars.

Krebs connected with the operator of TwBooter (booter.tw) who told the reporter that the accounts used to launch said attacks were taken over by a hacker who goes by Phobia. (The TwBooter operator wouldn't explain how he knew, however.)It turns out the hacker may have delivered grief to another technology reporter not too long ago: Mat Honan. And, yes, that hacker appears to have used accounts tied to Friday's DOS attack on Ars.

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