Teen Charged With Illegally Accessing U.S. Data
DATA LOSSJune 25, 2010
A 17-year-old Ontario boy has been charged with hacking into a U.S.-based computer server and accessing sensitive information, The Globe and Mail reports. The arrest came after police investigated a complaint from a Colorado, U.S., sheriff's department alleging unauthorized access and damage to a private server that contained sensitive data, including tax records, the report states. The teen is facing charges related to the fraudulent use of a computer and password and interfering with the lawful use of data.