Suspected Gene Simmons Hacker Busted

(hennemusic) A computer hacker who allegedly attempted to shut down KISS bassist Gene Simmons website last fall has been arrested.

The Los Angeles Times reports that the alleged hacker Kevin Poe, of Manchester, CT, was arrested by FBI agents at the federal courthouse in Hartford.

The FBI alleges that during a five-day period in October 2010, Poe and others linked to the hacking group Anonymous allegedly conducted a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against Simmons' computer systems, sending tens of thousands of electronic requests designed to overload the computer server and render the website useless. more on this story

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