A 25 year old self-taught hacker has been arrested by federal police in Australia over 50 malicious attacks on Platform Networks, a trial service provider for NBN Co. The unemployed truck driver from regional NSW, known in hacking circles as the notorious ‘Evil’ or ‘Evil from eftel’, was in control of Platform Networks for six …
"The Sydney Morning Herald reports..."
It would have been helpful to add that the SMH, like The Australian, are both Murdoch rags and virulently pro-Liberal/anti-NBN.
We're talking the kind of reporting where, if was overheard in passing that I only get 99.5Mbit/sec with my NBN connection instead of 100Mbit, it'd be front page headlines about "NBN not living up to speeds promised by Labor".
Cum grano salis!
The SMH is owned by Fairfax.
The Telegraph is Ruperts rag.
You got that right!
SMH is a Fairfax paper. Not part of News limited at all. The Australian is part of News ltd.
Or is it your post that should be taken with a grain of salt?
The SMH is
owned by Fairfax Media. I suspect you are thinking of the Daily Telegraph and The Australian, both of which are owned by News Limited.
Just toast his account, how hard can it be?
All this stuff with criminal charges is pointless. Just toast his account and quietly tip off any other ISPs about his activities, and BOOM, he's out of action.
The IT industry has its own justice, which is faster, simpler and WAY more effective than the court system.
Err, aren't all hackers (these type of hackers) self taught?
There is no university of evil that you can apply for via UCAS.
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