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.

Subscribe to our newsletter, Threatpost Today!

Get the latest breaking news delivered daily to your inbox.