Teen Hacker made £400,000 by Selling his DDoS Tool
Adam Mudd, now 20, sold access to the Titanium Stresser tool which let users crash websites and computers by flooding them with data. He developed the distributed denial of service, or DDoS, software from his bedroom, and started selling it to criminals when he was at school aged 16.
The program was used in attacks on networks operated by schools, colleges, the universities of Cambridge, Essex and East Anglia and others, costing them millions of pounds trying to defend themselves, it is alleged.
With the username 'themuddfamily' he have also launched 600 attacks over 181 targets. One attack he did on his own collage server is so hard that it may bricked the university of the Cambridge.
Tool other targets were XboxLive, Minecrafts and other computer gamers hub.
Mudd was arrested in March 2015, from his bedroom. He was brought in court and has been found involving impairing the operation of computers. Mudd have also accepted his crimes and faced behind the bars.