Blind hacker says he's no friend of convicted SWATters

Wednesday, 5 December 2007, 12:27 AM EST

The FBI is circling around a blind 17-year-old phone hacker in Boston suspected of being the brains behind a gang of phone phreaks who sent police SWAT teams bursting into the homes of party line foes.

But the teen, known on the lines as "Li'l Hacker," says he actually helped the FBI bust the gang's ringleader, 40-year-old Stuart Rosoff, who he describes as an enemy.

At Wired.

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