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Teen who hacked into Apple to study criminology, cyber safety

ANI
Published Sep 28, 2018, 11:31 am IST
Updated Sep 28, 2018, 12:15 pm IST
No conviction will be recorded and an eight month probation order will be placed.
The teenager, who is now 19, has been accepted into a university where he will be studying criminology and cyber safety. (Photo: ANI)
 The teenager, who is now 19, has been accepted into a university where he will be studying criminology and cyber safety. (Photo: ANI)

Remember the teenager who hacked into Apple systems over two years and saved the data on an obviously named folder called 'Hacky, Hack, Hack'? Well, it turns out the teenager will not be serving in prison for his misdeeds.

As Cnet reported, the teenager was 16-years-old when he first gained unauthorised access to Apple's mainframe only because he was a fan of the company and wanted to work there. He pleaded guilty in August but was sentenced this week.

 

No conviction will be recorded and an eight-month probation order will be placed. The teenager, who is now 19, has been accepted into a university where he will be studying criminology and cyber safety.

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