This week, NullCrew hacker “Orbit” who is known to his jailers as Timothy French, was sentenced to 45 months for his role in several high profile hacking cases, including the University of Hawaii, the University of Virginia, the State Department, and Bell Canada. The Criminal Complaint released by the Department of Justice has many more details.
For some reason, despite the criminal prosecution, one of the two official Twitter accounts of NullCrew is still live as of this writing. The founders of NullCrew loved to depict themselves as ASCII Art aliens in their old-school-style ezine, FTS (Fuck The System), which made it to issue #5 before they began being arrested. (FTS Issue #5 is available at exploit-db.com
FTS2014 will give you a sense of the way these guys think. By the way, all of the Twitter accounts they claimed to be using in this magazine are still live today. ( @NullCrew_FTS, @siph0n_NC, and @zer0pwn)
A few days later they tweeted this post:
Getting to the Sentence
This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog post authored by Gary Warner, UAB / PhishMe. Read the original post at: CyberCrime & Doing Time