Student is sentenced to 8 months in prison for hacking Facebook

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Um estudante de programção informática britânico foi condenado nesta sexta-feira na Inglaterra a oito meses de prisão por ter hackeado o gigante das redes sociais Facebook, a theme which gave rise to an investigation of the FBI, the American federal police. Glenn Mangham, 26 years, He acknowledged having hacked Facebook between April and may 2011 in the House of his parents in York, North of England, apesar de ter explicado que o fez para demonstrar as falhas do sistema de safety da rede social.

Glenn Mangham Hacker FacebookMangham said he had already done the same previously with the Yahoo portal! e que posteriormente explicou a essa company os defeitos de seu site.

Prosecutor Sandip Patel rejected the claims of young, ensured that the Facebook hacker was “malicious” and that Mangham “acted with determination, a naive and unquestioning (…) with a calculating spirit”. “Foi o incidente de piracy de uma rede social mais grave e mais importante enfrentado pela Justiça britânica”, said.

Facebook spent $ 200 thousand to clarify the matter, that gave place including an investigation “long and expensive” by the FBI and the British authorities, second Patel. Mangham's actions had “real consequences and eventually very serious consequences” that could be “absolutely disastrous” for Facebook, said the judge Alistair McCreath to warrant jail time.

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