Virus girl finds hacker boyfriend

Wednesday, 12 June 2002, 1:39 PM EST

Meet hacking's hottest couple: Gigabyte, the feisty teen who recently gained celebrity for her computer viruses and feminist views, says she has found a soul mate in Nostalg1c, a former member of a hacking group that defaced the White House site.

The duo, a kind of Bonnie and Clyde of cyberspace, claim their shared love of malicious code gives them a strong bond. Then again, it may also make the lovebirds a one-stone shot for the federal computer crime unit in their native Belgium.

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