From the Arstechnica link..
""This method has already successfully provided information that we're going to use in our ongoing legal battles against such criminals,""
Wow, just....wow. Admission of guilt for computer misuse?
OMG, it gets worse..
"Using this method, Kalamaras writes, the FSLabs team was able to "dump that cracker's information needed for us to gain access to those illicit websites, so we could then forward the information to proper legal authorities." What he and his team found, he writes, was "an entire web of operations" dedicated to pirating multiple flight simulators"
So they also breached other websites with this guys' stolen details? Man they are fucked.