"Deceptive Duo" claims altruistic motive

Tuesday, 7 May 2002, 11:34 AM EST

A pair of hackers who have been penetrating U.S. government computer systems say they're trying to call attention to vulnerabilities in national security.

They say they have hacked into classified and nonclassified systems, including those operated by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, the Defense Logistics Agency, Sandia National Laboratories, the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Midwest Express Airlines and a number of banks.

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