British police arrest teenager for hacking US security

Feb

14

2016

British police have arrested a sixteen year old teenager who would be part of the group ‘crackas With Attitude. It claimed, among other things responsible for the hacks CIA Director John Brennan and the head of the US intelligence James Clapper.

FBI Also their teen might be suspected to be partly responsible for the recent release of Justice officials details of 9,000 American and 20,000 FBI employees, as reported CNN. It is not yet clear what offenses containing the charges against him. According to CNN went the FBI believed that the culprits would be arrested soon, when it was found that teenagers hid behind ‘crackas With Attitude. Yet tracing the teenager was more difficult than imagined, put to the FBI after the latest hack speed up the investigation.

As revealed in the arrest that the sixteen-year-old used a ‘plug-in’ system, which traces were erased easily. The message contains no further details, but it is likely that this refers to an operating system as Tails, which runs from a USB stick. The investigators were “shocked that a sixteen-year-old computer nerd his tracks so carefully managed to hide, ‘says CNN. From the reports is not clear whether the “Crackas’-group now consists of one or several persons. When the hacks of Brennan and Clapper it was getting to a group of hackers “as the name suggests.

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