Re: Wi-Fi Hacker Sentenced To Nine Years (GOOD!)

From: Hk Hhmt (huckleberryhoshimoto_at_earthlink.net)
Date: 12/20/04


Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 20:24:06 GMT

After 9 years of dancing with Buba every night, maybe they'll end up working
for a living instead of ripping off others and trashing their credit!

"ToYKillAS" <vmlinuz@tuxfamily.org> wrote in message
news:41c7334c$0$17417$4d4efb8e@read.news.be.uu.net...
>A 21-year-old Michigan man was sentenced Wednesday to nine years in prison
>for breaking into the network of home improvement retailer Lowe's, the
>longest jail term ever handed out in the U.S. for hacking.
>
> rian Salcedo pleaded guilty in August to various charges, including
> conspiracy and fraud, stemming from a 2003 incident in which he and two
> others were caught hacking into an unsecured Wi-Fi access point from the
> parking lot of a Lowe's in suburban Detroit. They then accessed Lowe's
> national computer system -- which is based in North Wilkesboro, N.C. --
> and installed a program to hijack credit card information.
>
> The FBI arrested Salcedo, Adam Botbyl, 21, and Paul Timmins, 23, after
> staking out the parking lot and noticing a car with suspicious-looking
> antennas.
>
> *Source* [ http://www.linuxsecurity.com/content/view/117544/ ]
>
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