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UGNazi Hacker 'Cosmo the God' banned from the internet for 6 years

A 15-year-old hacker goes by the handle 'Cosmo the God' from UGNazi hacker group , Social Engineering mastermind, was sentenced by Long Beach, California juvenile court on Wednesday. He is banned from the internet for six years, until his twenty-first birthday.

As a member of the UGNazi hacker collective, the 'cosmo the god' took part in some of the most notorious hacks. The hacker group DDoS'ed government and financial sites including CIA, NASDAQ, They bypassed Google two step, hijacked 4chan’s DNS and redirected it to their own Twitter feed.

Cosmo is best known for his Social engineering attack. He gained access to user accounts at Amazon, PayPal, and a slew of other companies with social engineering attacks.

According to wired report, during these six years, he cannot use the internet without the prior consent of his parole officer. He is required to hand over all of his account logins and passwords. He must disclose in writing any devices that he has access to that have the capability to connect to a network.

Finally, Cosmo is prohibited from having contact with any members of UG Nazi or Anonymous, nor their associates, nor a list of "other individuals," .

Violate any of those terms will result in a three-year prison term.