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Operator of eight DDoS-for-hire services pleads guilty

Sergiy Usatyuk, 20, of Orland Park, Illinois, ran ExoStress[.in, QuezStresser[.com, Betabooter[.com, Databooter[.com, Instabooter[.com, Polystress[.com, Zstress[.net, and Decafestresser
He had help from a co-conspirator based in Canada. Still at large (?)
Guy was caught after using his home IP addresses to log into several of his 31 rented cloud servers, which he was using to manage the booters and launch DDoS attacks

This happened despite discussing about wiping logs to hide evidence. Apparently he thought this was a panacea for everything... forgot the cloud provider stored its own logs
That was before HackForums banned DDoS booter ads after the Mirai scandal

According to court docs, his 8 sites where used for nearly 4 million DDoS attacks.

He had the market cornered. Sites were so popular that he sold advertising spots in their backends to rival booters
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