British teenager hacked top ranking US officials using social engineering

by helpnetsecurity 22/01/2018 at 12:03
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How did British teenager Kane Gamble, who at the time was only 15 years old, manage to break into email accounts of the CIA and DNI chiefs, as well as gain access to a number of sensitive databases and plans for intelligence operations in Afghanistan and Iran? The answer is social engineering. A day in court Gamble, who was part of Crackas With Attitude (CWA), a group of hackers with a pro-Palestinian agenda, pleaded guilty … More →