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Hacker going to prison for Photobucket software breach

Denver Business Journal

One man is going to prison and a second is working for Denver-based Photobucket Inc. for free as punishment for creating software that extortionists used to steal people’s intimate images from the photo service. U.S. District Judge Wiley Daniel sentenced Brandon Bourret, 41, of Colorado Springs, to 29 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release, and to forfeit $49,153 cash plus computer equipment...