NY teen hacks AOL, infects systems

Friday, 27 April 2007, 2:18 AM EST

A New York teenager broke into AOL networks and databases containing customer information and infected servers with a malicious program to transfer confidential data to his computer, AOL and the Manhattan District Attorney's Office allege.

In a complaint filed in Criminal Court of the City of New York, the District Attorney's office alleges that, between December 24, 2006 and April 7, 2007, 17-year-old Mike Nieves committed offenses such as computer tampering, computer trespass, and criminal possession of computer material.

At Yahoo! News.

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