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Re: French Hacker Played Guessing Game to Access Twitter Accounts
Posted by: Katherine Noyes 2010-03-26 10:20:26
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After months of investigation by police and the FBI, a French hacker accused of breaking into the Twitter accounts of President Barack Obama and singer Britney Spears was arrested earlier this week. Francois Cousteix, a 25-year-old unemployed man from central France who is known online as "Hacker Croll," is also accused of breaking into Twitter administrators' accounts and copying confidential data -- an attack that was acknowledged by Twitter cofounder Biz Stone last summer. Cousteix wanted to point out Twitter's vulnerabilities, according to reports.

Interesting waste of taxpayer money.
Posted by: rxantos 2010-03-29 06:09:16 In reply to: Katherine Noyes
I wonder if the FBI will go all the way to France to find someone that hacks my tweeter account. I seriously doubt it. This is another example of judicial system playing favorites.

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Posted by: senlamy 2010-03-27 02:55:39 In reply to: Katherine Noyes
I use Sticky Password as a password manager and it works great for me.

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