Teen hacker turns corporate cyber-crime consultant

Full story: TwinCities.com

A New Zealand teenager who helped a crime gang hack into more than 1 million computers worldwide and skim millions of dollars from bank accounts has a new job as a security consultant for a telecom company.
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Ima Lert

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Who says crime doesn't pay?!
Dicky

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I thought this only happened in movies.
What C Rap

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It's reasons like these that teens will sit in the parent's basement, download virus scripts, modify them a little and send them out in the wild, all the while hoping to get a job.
Sorry - the kid should have a felony record and not get a job. He infiltrated 1 MILLION computers!
Beatlesinthebog

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What C Rap wrote:
It's reasons like these that teens will sit in the parent's basement, download virus scripts, modify them a little and send them out in the wild, all the while hoping to get a job.
Sorry - the kid should have a felony record and not get a job. He infiltrated 1 MILLION computers!
hahaha! If they didn't give him a (presumably well paid)job,he may well have infiltrated a MILLION MORE!

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