Incident for Aaron Caffrey 2002-01-01

First Name Aaron
Other Name
Last Name Caffrey
Alias AaronX
DOB Unknown
Age 19
Gender male
Location GB
Information Caffrey, of Shaftesbury, Dorset was accused of conducting a DDOS attack against the Port of Houston, crippling its Web-based systems for hours in the early hours of September 21 2001. This was the result of a misdirected attack by Caffrey against a fellow chat-room user, the prosecution claimed. Caffreys case is the first ever in the UK decided by a jury under the Computer Misuse Act. But the Trojan defence has succeed before in a British court
Pending Outcome No
Damages Costs Unknown
Date Of Crime Unknown
Occupation student
Collective Allied Haxor Elite
Crime(s) DDoS
Sector(s) Private equity
Charge(s) Unauthorized modifications of a computer contrary to section 3 of the computer misuse act 1990
Authorities UK Police
Authorities Statement view
Lawyers Lisa Grey
Prosecutors Paul Addison Paul Addison
Judges Alan J. Meyer
Plea Yes
Plea Date 2003-10-14
Plea Info not guilty


Bailed No
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Bail Refused No
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Bail Skipped No
Free Release No
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