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Teenager hacks computers

Date: May 02, 2007

Police have nabbed a Staten Island teenager after he broke into America Online databases in Manhattan and India and stole personal customer and employee information and installed viruses, according to a published report.

Mike Nieves, 17, of Shore Acres, allegedly hacked into AOL's main computers at 75 Rockefeller Plaza and in New Dehli, causing $500,000 in damages. He allegedly did so in response to having his membership canceled a while back, the New York Post reported.
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