Teenager Arrested for KPN Hack

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A 17-year-old was recently arrested in the Netherlands, accused of breaching hundreds of servers belonging to telecom provider KPN.

"The teenager was arrested last Tuesday in the Dutch town of Barendrecht, where police seized an encrypted computer, two laptops and other storage media including external hard drives, DVDs and USB sticks, the Dutch Public Prosecution Service announced on Monday," writes Computerworld's Loek Essers.

"The arrested teenager called himself 'xS,' 'Yoshioka' and 'Yui' online, and is suspected of breaching the security of hundreds of KPN servers last January, compromising user data and damaging KPN's infrastructure, said the Prosecution Service," Essers writes.

Go to "Dutch police arrest youth in connection with breach of KPN servers" to read the details.

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