Venezuelan arrested for '01 Airforce hacks

Tuesday, 12 April 2005, 9:06 AM EST

A popular Venezuelan hacker known as "RaFa" was arrested April 2 and charged with hacking into U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) servers almost four years ago.

RaFa, otherwise known as Rafael Núñez-Aponte, was arrested at Miami International Airport by agents of the DOD's Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS) for attacks on DOD computer systems in 2001, as a member of the hacker group "World of Hell."

By Paul Roberts at InfoWorld.

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