British hacker took down Liberia’s whole telecoms network
A 32-year-old hacker from Surrey, England was arrested for a cyber attack which disabled Liberia’s whole telecoms network.
The hacker, Daniel Kaye, admitted to being hired by a senior official at Liberian telco Cellcom to carry out a cyber attack on rival Lonestar.
Mike Hulett, Head of Operations at the National Cyber Crime Unit, said:
“Daniel Kaye was operating as a highly skilled and capable hacker-for-hire. His activities inflicted substantial damage on numerous businesses...