Romanian Charged with Hacking NASA Systems
The Romanian Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism announced that it had arrested Robert Butyka in Cluj-Napoca, a city in Western Romania, for hacking into NASA’s servers and causing $500,000 in damage.
Butkya is charged with hacking into several NASA servers, destroying and restricting access to protected data, starting Dec. 12, 2010. Charges include unauthorized access, severely disrupting a computer system, modifying, damaging and restricting access to data without authorization and possessing hacking programs.
Authorities seized several computers at his home during a raid, reported Network World.