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Canadian police have arrested a man accused of planting key-logging malware on hundreds of computers across the world. Joseph Mercier, 24, of Laval, Quebec, allegedly hacked school board systems in Canada as well as computer networks in the US, France, Russia and the United Arab Emirates. Mercier – who was in charge of his …

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Anonymous Coward

Clarifications for the Canadian judge

A key-logger is not an important lumberjack. So don't take his word if he says he's ok because he hacks all day, he's not talking about chopping trees.

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Trollface

But no mention of Anonymous?

I thought everyone was Anon or in it for the Lulz who gets caught doing anything other than word processing on a computer?

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Oh My

Some one has been a naughty boy. With any luck he can convince America or France to ship him back home once they are done with him and not to Russia or UAE. I wounder what the punishment in UAE for hacking is . One hack or two, done with a hack saw of course.

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Power

I'm still getting over the shock that Canada has discovered electricity, and now i find out they have a computer

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hmmm

Well... what did you think we use to power our igloos?

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Holmes

So how did they catch him?

So how did they catch him?

How did they come to know it was him?

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Joke

Re: So how did they catch him?

Followed the extension cord into his igloo, of course.

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