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Indictment: Hackers charged with making threats to schools

 

February 13, 2019



LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two computer hackers were charged with sending false shooting and bomb threats to hundreds of schools and other institutions in the U.S. and Britain, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

The men are members of Apophis Squad, a worldwide collective of hackers intent on using the internet to "sow chaos," the Department of Justice said in Los Angeles.

Timothy Vaughn of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was arrested this week by the FBI. The 20-year-old used the online handles "WantedbyFeds" and "Hacker_R_US," according to the indictment.

George Duke-Cohan, 19, of Hertfordshire,...



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