15-year-old arrested for hacking 259 companies

    Date18 Apr 2012
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    9453
    Posted ByDave Wreski
    A 15-year-old boy has been arrested for hacking into 259 companies during a 90-day spree. In other words, during the last quarter he successfully attacked an average of three websites per day. Austrian police have arrested a 15-year-old student suspected of hacking into 259 companies across the span of three months. Authorities allege the suspect scanned the Internet for vulnerabilities and bugs in websites and databases that he could then exploit. As soon as he was questioned, the young boy confessed to the attacks, according to Austria
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