Police Arrest 16-year-old Boy Who Hacked CIA Director


February 12, 2016

The teenage hacker, who calls himself a member of hacktivist group “Cracka with Attitude,” behind the series of hacks on the United States government and its high-level officials, including CIA director, might have finally got arrested.

In a joint effort, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and British police reportedly have arrested a 16-year-old British teenager who they believe had allegedly:

  • Leaked the personal details of tens of thousands of FBI agents and US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees.
  • Hacked into the AOL emails of CIA director John Brennan.
  • Hacked into the personal email and phone accounts of the US spy chief James Clapper.
  • Broke into the AOL emails of the FBI Deputy Director Mark Giuliano.

Federal officials haven’t yet released the identity of the arrested teenager, but the boy is suspected of being the lead hacker of Cracka With Attitude, who calls himself Cracka, the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) told the Daily Dot.

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