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Taiwanese Hacker Caught

by platon on July 6th, 2001 A hacker who grabbed over 2,000 customer records and then bought and sold shares using their accounts has been caught by police in Taiwan.


Chang Shian-tang used decoding software sourced from Red China to get into two online trading Web sites. Worryingly for the rest of the world, the newspaper reports that the security systems the hacker cracked resemble many other similar online systems worldwide.



The hacker was also able to tamper with electronic identification certificates



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