'Vigilance' hacker charged over Minnesota government attacks

Feds finger 19-year-old for failed hacktivism effort

By Thomas Claburn

A 19-year-old who goes by the handle Vigilance online has been indicted in a Saint Paul, Minnesota district court for allegedly breaking into and interfering with servers operated by the state.

Vigilance, identified by the US Attorney’s Office in Minnesota as Cameron Thomas Crowley, was charged by a grand jury on May 22 in a five-count indictment of intentionally accessing and damaging protected computers, and identity theft.

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Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/