IoT botnet creator cops plea to hacking more than 800,000 devices

Getty Images | Marilyn Nieves A 21-year-old Washington man has pleaded guilty to creating botnets that converted hundreds of thousands of routers, cameras, and other Internet-facing devices into money-making denial-of-service fleets that could knock out entire Web hosting companies. Kenneth Currin Schuchman of Vancouver, Washington, admitted in federal court documents on Tuesday that he and …

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