[Reuters] Computer hacker sent to prison for 24 months

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[Reuters] Computer hacker sent to prison for 24 months - 04/15/11 02:52 PM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A computer hacker was sentenced to 24 months behind bars on Friday for launching a virus that infected approximately 100,000 computers worldwide and directed them to attack media outlets that carried stories about him, federal prosecutors said.