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“Guccifer”, the hacker who made celebrity e-mail account hijacks his specialty and first gained notoriety for raiding the inboxes of George H W Bush's family, has reportedly been arrested in Romania. Named as Marcel Lazăr Lehel, Romania Insider reports that he was arrested in Arad after a raid on his home by officers of the …


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  1. Sanctimonious Prick

    Now, Hack His Brain!

    That's a pretty good hacker. So many e-mail accounts. Wonder if they'll get the details of how he did it, out of him?

    Poor bloke.

    Bet he's been a touch-typist all his life :D

  2. Herby

    Amazing what can be done...

    If one has the motivation. Now how about attacking the spammers and thieves that are out there. The recent Target store breach comes to mind.

    Of course, one wonders, if the NSA has the nice "metadata" that is so freely available, why don't they cross reference it to things like the "do not call" list. THAT is something that might be a nice feature of government. It is not like they don't have the information, just not the will to do things. (*SIGH*).

  3. FrankAlphaXII

    Mariel Hemingway is an ex-CIA analyst?

    Learn something new every day 'round these parts....

  4. disgruntled yank Silver badge


    Because you get an A on your 20th-Century history class if you can identify John Dean and Mariel Hemingway?

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