Computer hacker “Sabu” turned FBI mole sentenced in U.S. to time served

Bernard Vaughn and Nate Raymond report:

A leading hacker who authorities say helped disrupt at least 300 cyber attacks after agreeing to become an FBI cooperator was sentenced to time served on Tuesday.

Authorities say Hector Xavier Monsegur, a onetime member of the cyber-activist hacking group Anonymous who under the name “Sabu” co-founded the offshoot LulzSec, had assisted in pursuing cases against eight other suspected hackers since 2011.

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