Student used ‘USB Killer’ device to destroy $58,000 worth of college computers

The former College of Saint Rose student faces up to 10 years in prison

A former student of The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, has pled guilty to charges that he destroyed tens of thousands of dollars worth of campus computers using a USB device designed to instantly overwhelm and fry their circuitry. The plea was announced Tuesday by the Department of Justice, FBI, and Albany Police Department.



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