NY: Prosecutors push to sentence SUNY Plattsburgh hacker to four years in prison

Fernando Alba reports:

Federal prosecutors are pushing to sentence SUNY Plattsburgh alumnus Nicholas Faber to up to four years in prison for hacking into students’ accounts and stealing explicit and compromising photos, according to court documents.

Faber, 25, of Rochester, pleaded guilty to aggravated Identity theft and computer intrusion causing damage offenses in February, saying he broke into at least 10 student accounts and attempted to access more than two dozen of them, starting when he was a student at SUNY Plattsburgh in 2017, documents said.

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