A US student has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for hacking the online accounts of Miss Teen USA and more than 100 other women in several countries and threatening to publish nude photos of them.
Jared James Abrahams surrendered in September to FBI agents probing so-called “sextortion” cases, in which he made demands in return for agreeing not to release the pictures. The investigation involved multiple victims in California, Canada, Moldova and Russia
20-year-old Abrahams, who hacked into as many as 150 online accounts and forced victims to engage in Skype sessions in which he convinced two teenagers to undress, made a plea deal with prosecutors in November.
Abrahams pleaded guilty to four counts – three of extortion and one of computer hacking – according to the US Attorney’s office in Los Angeles :: Read the full article »»»»