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Minnesota black-hat jailed for 18 years


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#1 FoxtrotCharlie

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Posted 14 July 2011 - 08:43 AM

Saw this story here in town yesterday...

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A 46-year-old former computer technician from Minnesota was jailed for 18 years Tuesday for hijacking his neighbors' Wi-Fi network in a bizarre revenge plot, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.

Barry Ardolf pleaded guilty last December to using his computer skills to steal his neighbors' identities and then attempting to destroy their careers and reputations.


Full story here: http://www.myfoxdc.com/dpp/news/minnesota-hacker-jailed-for-18-years-after-threat-to-us-vice-president-ncxdc-071311

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Posted 14 July 2011 - 03:47 PM

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