Hacker, FBI informant, identity thief led many lives

Monday, 12 November 2007, 11:10 AM EST

At 35, Max Ray Butler has led three lives. He began as the stereotypical 1990s computer wiz kid who parlayed his skills into a big-time business detecting the weak spots in corporations' computer security armor.

Based in California's Silicon Valley, Butler was masterful at discerning vulnerable areas where deft hackers could access a company's computer system and steal personal financial information that could fetch millions of dollars on the black market.

At pittsburghlive.com

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