Former Researcher Iceman Sentenced to 13 Years

2010-02-13T17:47:00
ID FORMER-RESEARCHER-ICEMAN-SENTENCED-13-YEARS-021310/73537
Type threatpost
Reporter Donald Sears
Modified 2013-04-17T16:37:50

Description

A former security
researcher turned criminal hacker has been sentenced to 13 years in
federal prison for hacking into financial institutions and stealing
credit card account numbers. Max
Ray Butler, who used the hacker pseudonym Iceman, was sentenced Friday
morning in U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh on charges of wire fraud
and identity theft. Read the full article. [Computerworld]