In January this year KPN Telecommunications, Natherland’s leading mobile and lAndline telecommunication company got hacked which resulted in 2 million email accounts taken offline by the company as a security precaution.
Now a 17 year old has been arrested in the Dutch town of Barendrecht for breaching security of the Telecom giant. Police seized two laptops, an encrypted desktop PC and other storage media including USBs, External HDDs and DVDs. Alleged Hacker is also accused of hacking is also suspected of a number of hacking attempts including hacking of computers of Tokohu University in Japan, as well as hacking computers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and at Norway’s Trondheim University. Teenager who used nicks “xS”, “Yoshioka” and “Yui” online is also accused of running a website that sells stolen credit card details.