British Facebook hacker jailed for eight months

A student who hacked into Facebook in “the most extensive and grave” case of social media hacking ever to come before a British court has been sentenced to eight months in prison.Glenn Mangham, 26, admitted to infiltrating the website from his bedroom in his parents’ house last year, sparking fears by US authorities that Facebook was the target of industrial espionage. see:York Facebook hacking student Glenn Mangham jailed
A software development student from York who hacked into Facebook has been jailed for eight months.Glenn Mangham, 26, had earlier admitted infiltrating the social networking website between April and May 2011.Mangham, of Cornlands Road, York, had shown search engine Yahoo how it could improve security and said he wanted to do the same for Facebook.

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