NASA and Pentagon hacker TinKode arrested in Romania
The hacker’s real name is Razvan Manole Cernaianu and he is a 20 year-old IT student from Timisoara, Romania. He is known for breaking into U.S. government and military Web sites and exposing security shortfalls in their systems. According to the press release by The Romanian Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT), the hacker obtain “confidential data” belonging to U.S. Army.
Here is the complete press release:
Prosecutors Department for Organized Crime and Terrorism – Central structure to conduct research Razvan Manole Cernăianu accused aged 20 years, the city of Timisoara, in terms of offense as the wireless access systems, in violation of security measures to obtain data and information, unauthorized data transfer system and a serious disruption of the functioning of a computer system provided. of art. Article 42. 1, 2, art. Article 44. 2 and Art. 45 of Law no. 161/2003.
Note that the accused charged launched attacks and no right to access multiple servers belonging to the U.S. army, in order to obtain confidential data that you copied and transferred into their computer system unauthorized.
The accused proceeded to post information and their disclosure to the public through a diary and a blog type website.
The same procedure, the accused and compromised web server belonging to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
The task accused longer holds that the unauthorized access, launching attacks on the system and the website belonging to the U.S. Government that the Defence Department – the Pentagon.
To this end, the accused has designed a program / software application, which he also sells personal blog where he posted a video that captured the cyber attacks carried out on the official website of the U.S. administration.
The criminal activity, there has been temporarily blocked attacked systems, thus restricting access to them and seriously disturbing their proper functioning.
Prosecutors investigating the cause DIICOT collaborate American judicial authorities – the FBI and NASA representatives.
Investigations are conducted with the support of the judicial police officers in the DCCO.
And knowledgeable technical support is provided by DOS.