DerEngel


Guilt by Association: Modem Hacker Arrested for Others’ Crimes

Hardware hacker and author, Ryan Harris, aka “DerEngel,” has been arrested in Boston for aiding and abetting intrusion and wire fraud. Harris oversees TCNiSO, a group who hacks cable modems and other hardware. Harris thinks he is being busted for the plights of those who took performance-boosting hacks and committed crime–something he says he never condoned or publicized on his website.

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