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Hacktivist Martin Gottesfeld 10 years in prison for hospital cyberattack

The American hacktivist Martin Gottesfeld (34) has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for carrying out DDoS attacks against two healthcare organizations in the US
in 2014.

The alleged Anonymous member, Martin Gottesfeld, was accused of launching DDoS attacks against the two US healthcare organizations
in 2014, the Boston Children’s Hospital and the Wayside Youth and Family Support Network.

The man was participating in a hacking campaign in support of Justina Pelletier, a teen who was the subject of a custody dispute between her parents and the state of Massachusetts.

The state of Massachusetts obtained the custody of the teen after a
diagnosis of the Boston Children’s Hospital. Justina Pelletier was transferred to a facility that provides family support services to children, the Wayside Youth and Family Support Network.

Gottesfeld published a video on YouTube calling Anonymous members for action and asking them support to launch a cyber attack against the Boston Children...(continued)

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