TinKode sentenced after hacking Oracle, NASA and others to expose weak security

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

The infamous hacker known as TinKode has been sentenced by a Romanian court, according to media reports.

Cernăianu Manole Răzvan was arrested in January 2012, after a series of high profile hacks of government and military websites, exposing their poor security and often publishing passwords and screenshots as evidence.

Past victims have included website belonging to the British Royal Navy, MySQL.com (which ironically fell foul of a SQL injection attack) and…

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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