Hacker gets two years prison sentence for hacking the police, FBI, CIA, DHS and others


 A North Carolina man has been sentenced to two years in prison for hacking several U.S. government agencies including the FBI, CIA and DHS.

 According to a press release from the U.S. Dept. of Justice, Andrew Otto Boggs, 23 was a member of a hacking group called "Crackas with Attitude" (CWA). Boggs who was known as "INCURSIO," took part in several hack activities between 2015 and 2016. 

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The group gained access to personal online accounts of several U.S. senior government officials, agencies and dumped sensitive data online. 

 According to Bleepingcomputers, The CWA gained access to personal or work email accounts of US National Intelligence Director James Clapper, President Barack Obama's Senior Adviser on Science and technology John Holdren, FBI Deputy Director Mark Giuliano and the then CIA boss, John Brennan.

 The group also dumped online the details of 2,400 U.S. government officials. 20,000 FBI staffers, 9,00 DHS employees and 80 Miami police officers. The U.S. authorities say that CWA attack on four U.S. government agencies and ten individual caused a damage of over $1.5 million.

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 Boggs is not the only member of CWA to be arrested. The group made a dump on CryptoBin service which drew the attention of the authorities who took down the service in order to track the hacking group. Members arrested includes Derp (16-years-old), another member know as Cubed (15-years-old), Justin Gray liverman (24-years-old) also know as D3f4ult and the team leader who is known as Cracka (16-years-old).

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