Five years later, Italian police identify hacker behind 2013 NASA hacks

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

A 25-year-old Italian man pleaded guilty this week for defacing NASA websites and 60 other Italian government sites back in 2013.

The suspect, identified only by his initials of Z.R., was a member of the “Master Italian Hackers Team” that claimed responsibility for the hacks at the time on social media.

Italian police say they tracked down the suspect after he boasted on social media about being part of the group and participating in the hacks.

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