New Jersey News: TRENTON, Paras Jha, Computer Hacker Who Launched Attacks On Rutgers University Ordered To Pay $8.6m Restitution; Sentenced To Six Months Home Incarceration

New Jersey News: TRENTON, Paras Jha, Computer Hacker Who Launched Attacks On Rutgers University Ordered To Pay $8.6m Restitution; Sentenced To Six Months Home Incarceration

Defendant Also Took Part in Creating Mirai and clickfraud Botnets, Infecting Hundreds of Thousands of Devices with Malicious Software

TRENTON, N.J. – A Union County, New Jersey, man was ordered today to pay $8.6 million in restitution and serve six months of home incarceration for launching a cyber-attack on the Rutgers University computer network, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Paras Jha, 22, of Fanwood, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S.

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