AU: “Cambridge five” govt hacker escapes jail time

AAP reports:

A man who used the names of famous British spies, the so called “Cambridge five”, to hack into a government computer network has escaped an immediate jail term.

Paul David Hellander set up fake accounts in 2013 to gain access to the South Australian government’s database of translators and interpreters.

His action was partly payback over what he believed were efforts by the government to push him out of his job with the interpreting service.

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