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Jail For Laptop Hacker Exposed By Sky News




Jail For Laptop Hacker Exposed By Sky News
Jail For Laptop Hacker Exposed By Sky News



http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/UK-News/Laptop-Hacker-Grzegorz-Zachodni-Caught-By-Sky-News-Hacking-Into-Laptop-Sentenced-To-Nine-Months/Article/201008115678323?lpos=UK_News_Carousel_Region_2&lid=ARTICLE_15678323_Laptop_Hacker:_Grzegorz_Zachodni_Caught_By_Sky_News_Hacking_Into_Laptop_Sentenced_To_Nine_Months 

By Tom Parmenter
Sky News correspondent 
August 06, 2010

A laptop engineer who was caught by Sky News trying to hack into a bank 
account has been sentenced to nine months in prison.

The 30-year-old worked at Laptop Revival in Hammersmith in March 2009 
when our reporter dropped in a laptop with a seemingly simple fault.

The machine was actually loaded with covert software to monitor what 
files were accessed and the webcam had been set to film some of the 
work.

The spy software revealed that Zachodni worked on the laptop for 20 
minutes and used the time to look at photos of the reporter in a bikini 
that had been marked private.

In another private file he had accessed her login details for Facebook, 
eBay and bank account details.

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