LONDON (AP) - A British court has sentenced a teenage hacker to youth rehabilitation after he and other members of the Anonymous movement carried out cyber-attacks targeting financial sites like PayPal and Visa.
Three other co-defendants, aged 22 to 28, were given jail sentences of up to 18 months last week for their part in the attacks. They targeted groups involved in combating Internet piracy and companies that had stopped processing online donations to WikiLeaks.
The websites for Mastercard and Visa were disrupted, and PayPal said the attacks cost it 3.5 million pounds ($5.5 million.)
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