By Tom Blakey
The Norman Transcript
April 02, 2008
A University of Oklahoma student has been charged with violation of the
Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act for allegedly hacking into and causing
havoc with other students. computer accounts.
Jose Antonio Roman, 19, was charged Tuesday in Cleveland County District
Roman is accused of using his laptop computer to scan the local OU
subnet at Walker Tower from his dorm room. Roman allegedly used data
acquired to obtain user names and passwords to other students. OU e-mail
and Facebook accounts. Investigators said he changed other students.
passwords, locking them out of their accounts. In one case, Roman
allegedly replaced a woman.s photo with a graphic described as .the
In court documents filed Tuesday, the names of five victims are listed.
Roman also conducted ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) poisoning attacks
on six dates in November and five dates in December, investigators said.
ARP poisoning is a technique used to attack an Ethernet network and
modify or stop traffic altogether.
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