back to article NullCrew's Canadian telco hacker thrown in the clink for four years

A member of the NullCrew group has been jailed for 45 months after pleading guilty to bag a reduced sentence. Timothy Justin French, aka Orbit, 22, was part of NullCrew – itself an offshoot of Anonymous. The gang gained notoriety with a series of high-profile hacks in 2012 and 2013, when French was 17, including hitting …

  1. Ole Juul

    double standard

    hitting websites run by the US Department of Homeland Security

    I suspect that's what got authorities to bother with this. Unfortunately causing trouble for the rest of us doesn't usually matter.

  2. earl grey

    what, no aspergers defense?

    I'm surprised. That kid needed a better lawyer.

  3. Sir Runcible Spoon

    Two people can keep a secret

    If one of them is dead.

    Hubris has been the downfall of many a miscreant.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    Probably the telco is Bell Canada. A bunch of 1d10ts.

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