Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop


Forgot your password?
Back for a limited time - Get 15% off sitewide on Slashdot Deals with coupon code "BLACKFRIDAY" (some exclusions apply)". ×

Submission + - Feds: Sailor hacked Navy network while aboard nuclear aircraft carrier (

ClownPenis writes: by Dan Goodin — May 9 2014, 10:31am PDT

A former sailor assigned to a US nuclear aircraft carrier and another man have been charged with hacking the computer systems of 30 public and private organizations, including the US Navy, the Department of Homeland Security, AT&T, and Harvard University. Nicholas Paul Knight, 27, of Chantilly, VA, and Daniel Trenton Krueger, 20, of Salem, IL, were members of a crew that hacked protected computers as part of a scheme to steal personal identities and obstruct justice, according to a criminal complaint unsealed earlier this week in a US District Court in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The gang, which went by the name Team Digi7al, allegedly took to Twitter to boast of the intrusions and publicly disclose sensitive data that was taken. The hacking spree lasted from April 2012 to June 2013, prosecutors said.

This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Feds: Sailor hacked Navy network while aboard nuclear aircraft carrier

Comments Filter:

Thus spake the master programmer: "Time for you to leave." -- Geoffrey James, "The Tao of Programming"