Kenneth Currin Schuchman (21) from Vancouver, Washington, aka Nexus Zeta, pleaded guilty to creating and operating multiple DDoS
Court documents revealed that the man suffers from Asperger Syndrome and autism disorder.
On August 2018,
The initial indictment did not name the malware, but “all signs point to the virulent Satori
Now Schuchman guilty plea provides additional information about the criminal activity of the man, for example, that he worked with two accomplices, two hackers that have been identified as Vamp and Drake.
Vamp acted as a developer along with Schuchman, while Drake was tasked of the
Between September an October 2017,
In November 2017 the trio created a new version named Masuta, that targeted GPON routers. In the same period, Schuchman also created his own separate
In January 2018, Schuchman and Drake create a new
In April 2018, Schuchman develops a new DDoS
July 2018, the duo Schuchman and Vamp returned to work together, but authorities identified Schuchman and charged him.
Between August and October 2018, Schuchman violated pre-trial release conditions after accessing the internet and developing a new botnet. He was also responsible for a
October 2018, Schuchman’s carrier stopped after the US authorities decided to detain and keep him in jail. Authorities tracked him because he used his father’s ID and credentials for registering online domains involved in DDoS attacks.