Friday, February 26, 2010

Robin Hood hacker

Latvian hacker named 'Neo' has gained cult status in his country after he downloaded more than seven million confidential tax documents from the State Revenue Service and passed out details of leading Latvian firms via Twitter to the TV station. The data leaked so far includes pay details of managers from a Latvian bank, that received a bail-out, which revealed that many did not take the salary cuts they promised and that the state-owned companies secretly awarded bonuses while publicly asking the government for help.

Complete BBC Article

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