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Hacker with IS-sympathizers will get 20 years in prison

Hacker with IS-sympathizers will get 20 years in prison

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A hacker from Kosovo that stolen information doorspeelde to Islamic State is Friday in the United States and sentenced to twenty years in prison.

The twenty-year-old man, in the circle known as Th3Dir3ctorY, broke into the computers of more than a thousand American government officials, among whom were many soldiers. Information which, according to him was of interest, he gave by to IS.

The offender was last year arrested in Malaysia and extradited to the United States. He is well-known in June debt to a federal judge in Virginia.

“This case of computer shows due to the combination of hacking and terrorism for the first time, the great and real danger to our national security”, said a spokesman of the ministry of Justice.

The Kosovar had with a particular contact with a now deceased Brit, of whom it was known that he members hired for IS and attacks prepared.

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