Police in the United Kingdom arrested a teenager suspected of breaching U.S. intelligence officials’ accounts, according to phys.org, a science, research and technology news site. The arrest followed news reports of hacking attacks against CIA, FBI, White House, Homeland Security and other government agencies claimed by someone using the name “Cracka.”
A police spokesperson said they arrested a 16-year-old boy on Tuesday in East Midlands on charges including suspected conspiracy to commit unauthorized access to computer material and to commit unauthorized acts with intent to repair.Arrest Linked To Hacking?
The police spokesperson did not connect the arrest to [...]
As reported earlier in the week, CIA Director John Brennan was recently engaged in an ongoing struggle with a hacker who calls himself ‘Cracka and associates’ with Anonymous. The hacker appears to identify with the struggle of Palestinians, being that at one point when Brennan asked him how much he could buy back his private data for, the hacker told him, “We just want Palestine to be free and for you to stop killing innocent people.”
Now that the details of the whole charade have been made public, things may get even more interesting for Director Brennan. Cracka has apparently turned over all his e-mail to whistleblower organization WikiLeaks, announced late [...]