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IRL Name: 
Benjamin Nichols

Benjamin Nichols is one of the members of an anarchistic hacking group called the Electronik Tribulation Army that harassed a security expert Robert Wesley McGrew of McGrew Security who helped put the group’s leader in jail, according to an unsealed search warrant affidavit.

Nichols Harvested email addresses from Mississippi State University where Wesley Mcgrew was attending. Nichols spammed invitations to the website to entire campus ( a website Nichols registered as a platform to harass Wesley Mcgrew) from [email protected] with the Subject line "Hey everyone check out my new website!"

The website featured photo-shopped images of Wesley Mcgrew's face on gay bondage photos and an order form where users could mail dildos to Mcgrews home address titled "Show your support for the whitehat community, Mail Wesley Mcgrew a dildo!" Nichols himself has also sent sex toys to Wesley Mcgrews residence. His home was raided by the FBI last June 23, 2010. He has a dox in pastebin.

On April 5th 2016, Nichols pleaded guilty to “knowingly and purposefully launching a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack” on or before May 2010 against News articles have stated that the attack caused a $6,500 loss and that Nichols faces up to 10 years in federal prison along with a $250,000 fine.


Owns - A site that specializes in the production blacklists formatted for squid proxy.

A+ Certified computer technician since 2003 and commercial 802.11 wireless expert.

Has experience working for various computer related firms.

Denies Involvement with Incidents leading to the arrest of Jesse W. Mcgraw aka GhostExodus.

Electronik Tribulation Army was disbanded in 2011. Its members went separate ways or founded other projects.

Ben Nichols is also a webmaster and operating partner of along with other former ETA members, mad and MR^E