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Romanian Hacker Arrested for NASA Breach

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November 16, 2011
Cyber Security, FedCyber Wire, Incidents
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Romanian police have arrested a 26-year-old hacker accused of infiltrating several NASA servers last year and tampering with data belonging to the U.S. space agency.

Robert Butyka was arrested yesterday (Nov. 15) in the Romanian city of Cluj Napoca. According to Network World, Butyka, who goes by the online name “Iceman,” hacked into multiple NASA servers on Dec. 12, 2010, and modified, damaged and restricted access to data. The security breach cost NASA about $500,000 in damages.

via Security News Daily, continued here.