Arrest made in Cisco source code theft

Monday, 20 September 2004, 1:17 PM EST

Police in the UK have arrested a man in connection with the theft of source code from networking equipment maker Cisco Systems in May, a Scotland Yard spokeswoman confirmed on Friday.

The Metropolitan Police Computer Crime Unit searched residences in Manchester and Darbyshire on September 3, confiscated computer equipment and arrested a 20-year-old man suspected of committing "hacking offenses" under the UK Computer Misuse Act of 1990.

By Paul Roberts at Computerworld.

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