Saturday, December 17, 2011

Facebook Hacking Lands Juvenile in Jail

A California court has ruled it's a felony of identity theft to hack into someones Facebook account. It underscores the mere fact that it's illegal to hack into any account that is not yours. It's considered unlawfully obtaining personal identifiable information.

As the author points out, this crime happens everyday, but he feels it's an effort to set a precedent. I don't think it's gonna stop the avid hacker, but it may stop the novice from trying. Then again, look at Facebook and see all the stupid things people do and say. No, it won't stop them.

Read full article at Facebook Hacking Lands Juvenile in Jail | The Matte Pad

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