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Children's Hospital cyberterrorist no hero

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Cyberterrorism is terrorism. It disrupts lives, causes panic and drains resources from where they are needed. Punishment must be swift and harsh, and no quarter must be given to these attackers just because they work in computer code rather than explosives.
Martin Gottesfeld, who attacked the Boston Children's Hospital computer network as well as a treatment home in 2014, was sentenced on Thursday to more than 10 years in prison. Gottesfeld helped orchestrate the computer attack, which authorities say disrupted the hospital's network for roughly a week, in the name of the infamous hacking...
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