Hacker to be extradited to the U.S.

Hacker Gary McKinnon to be extradite to the U.S. His appeal against an extradition order in 2006 has failed.

McKinnon claimed “I could scan 65 000 machines in less than nine minutes,” McKinnon said.McKinnon unearthed unprotected computer systems operated by the US army, the navy, the Pentagon and NASA. On every system he hacked, he left messages. “It was frightening because they had little or no security,” he told the newspaper. “I was always leaving messages on the desktop saying, ‘your security is really crap’.” Read more…

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