Additional Information for Chapter 4, “Inside a Hacker Sting Operation”

The following is the press release announcing the arrests in the Operation Cybersnare case:

Operation Cybersnare

1995-09-11—Cybersnare Sting—Arrests—News Release

Six alleged computer “hackers” arrested in undercover Secret Service investigation dubbed “Operation Cybersnare.”

MORRISTOWN, NJ— Six alleged computer “hackers” have been arrested and more than 20 computer systems seized in a seven state U.S. Secret Service undercover investigation, dubbed “Operation Cybersnare,” targeting persons who used the Internet and a private bulletin board system to allegedly deal in stolen cellular telephone and credit card data worth millions of dollars, Secret Service Special Agent in ...

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