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Defence department hacker nicked

Could get 10 years in slammer
Mon Jul 19 2004, 08:32
A 20 year old Californian man has been formally charged with hacking US Defense Department computers and defacing government Web sites.

Robert Lyttle was charged with hacking government computers in April 2002. According to court papers seen by Reuters, Lyttle got into the Department of Defense's Defense Logistic Information Service and Office of Health Affairs and NASA's Ames Research Center.

If found guilty he could face 10 years inside and fines of up to $250,000. µ


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