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Student Facebook Hacker Jailed for Eight Months [Facebook]

3 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A software development student from the UK has been sentenced to eight months in prison, after infiltrating the servers of Facebook between April and May last year. Facebook spent $200,000 dealing with the crime, which sparked a huge investigation by the FBI and British authorities. More »
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