UK: Reading Crown Court: Hungerford man avoids jail for computer hacking
John Garvey reports:
A computer hacker from Hungerford has narrowly avoided an immediate prison sentence.
The 22-year-old walked from the dock at Reading Crown Court on Monday with a suspended sentence after a judge told him: “We don’t want people like you hacking into our computers and stealing our private information.”
Jack Shepherd had previously pleaded guilty to several charges of causing a computer to secure, or enable unauthorised access to, a programme or data held in another computer.rs’ paid-for ‘abilities’ within the game – “such as a magic sword”.
Read more on NewburyToday. Methinks the defendant caught a break. Time will tell whether he keeps his cybernose clean or not.