22 June 2011 Last updated at 12:31 ET
A 19-year-old Essex man has been charged with five
computer offences, including attacking the Serious Organised Crime Agency’s
Ryan Cleary, from Wickford, is alleged to have set up a distributed denial of
service attack on Soca on 20 June.
It is alleged he attacked the website of the International Federation of the
Phonographic Industry in November 2010.
He also allegedly attacked the British Phonographic Industry’s website in
Mr Cleary was charged under the Criminal Law Act and Computer Misuse Act by
the Met Police’s e-crime unit and will appear at City of Westminster Magistrates
court on Thursday.
A distributed denial of service typically involves flooding a target website
with data, in an attempt to overwhelm it so it cannot serve its legitimate
The charges against Mr Cleary include conspiring with other unknown people on
or before 20 June to construct a botnet – a collection of hijacked home
computers – to conduct distributed denial of service attacks.
He is also charged with making, adapting, supplying or offering to supply a
botnet, intending that it should be used to commit, or to assist in the
commission of a distributed denial of service attack.
using the number/letter grid:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z
A = 1 J = 1 S = 1
B = 2 K = 2 T = 2
C = 3 L = 3 U = 3
D = 4 M = 4 V = 4
E = 5 N = 5 W = 5
F = 6 O = 6 X = 6
G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7
H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8
I = 9 R = 9
71 51 7 21
Ryan Cleary 50
9 5 33 9 29
his soul number = 21 = On the world stage. For all the world to see.
his outer personality = 29 = Skilled. Expertise.
his path of destiny = 50 = Worldwide.