[ISN] Argentine says he hacked into Pentagon computers

From: mea culpa (jerichoat_private)
Date: Wed May 20 1998 - 04:34:56 PDT

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    *** Argentine says he hacked into Pentagon computers
    An Argentine hacker who cracked Pentagon computers pleaded guilty in
    federal court Tuesday to charges of theft. Julio Cesar Ardita, 23,
    voluntarily came to the U.S. from his home in Buenos Aires as part of
    a plea bargain, prosecutors said. Under the present U.S.-Argentina
    treaty, Ardita could not be extradited on charges he unlawfully
    intercepted electronic communications and damaged files. Pentagon
    officials realized during the summer of 1995 there were a number of
    hacks into a number of military computer systems containing sensitive
    information about government research on satellites, radiation and
    energy. They traced the activity to a computer at Harvard University.
    See http://www.infobeat.com/stories/cgi/story.cgi?id=2554235676-962 
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