[ISN] Hacker Pleads Guilty To Accessing NASA System

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Date: Thu May 02 2002 - 00:14:46 PDT

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    By Wilson P Dizard III, GCN
    01 May 2002, 2:13 PM CST
    A hacker charged last year with breaking into a NASA server has
    pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court in San Antonio to one count
    of intentionally accessing a federal computer without authorization,
    NASA said Monday. He faces a possible one-year jail term and a
    $100,000 fine.
    Ruben Candelario, who entered his plea April 18, is scheduled to be
    sentenced June 20.
    He was indicted a year ago on charges of hacking into the Web and
    e-mail server of NASA's Virginia Consortium of Engineering and Science
    at Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. He also was charged with
    possessing and trafficking in computer passwords.
    Candelario, who used the nickname skrilla, was the subject of an
    investigation by the NASA Inspector General's Computer and Technology
    Crimes Office and investigators of the Guadalupe, Texas, Sheriffs
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