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A World-Famous Hacker Died in Senior Living Facility at 37
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A World-Famous Hacker Died in Senior Living Facility at 37

NPR traces the strange life and death of Adrian Lamo

(Newser) - He was, writes Dina Temple-Raston of NPR , once one of the most famous hackers in all the world. That was back in the early 2000s when Adrian Lamo made a name for himself hacking into corporate websites—not for financial gain but to expose weaknesses. He even ended up with...

Hacker Who Told Feds About Chelsea Manning Dead at 37

Adrian Lamo was found dead in Wichita on Wednesday

(Newser) - Julian Assange didn't shy away from speaking ill of the dead on Friday. The BBC reports he called hacker Adrian Lamo, who has died at age 37, a "petty conman and betrayer of basic human decency." The bad blood traces back to Lamo's central role in...

Bradley Manning Heads to Court

In chat logs, Wikileaker wanted 'people to see the truth'

(Newser) - Bradley Manning will at last head to court today, for a pre-trial hearing in which prosecutors must prove they have sufficient evidence to court-martial him. The charges against him include aiding the enemy, violating the Espionage Act, and a variety of lesser offenses, the Washington Post reports. While aiding the...

College Students Probed in Wikileaks Investigation

MIT, BU linked to suspect Bradley Manning

(Newser) - Students at MIT and Boston University are being investigated as possible accomplices in the massive leak of military documents posted on the Wikileaks site, according to officials. The FBI was apparently sicced on the schools in part by blogger Adrian Lamo. He did not reveal the students' names because he...

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