British Hacker Used Home Internet Connection to Hack the DoD in 2014

British Hacker Used Home Internet Connection to Hack the DoD in 2014

British Hacker Used Home Internet Connection to Hack the DoD in 2014

A British man named Sean Caffrey, 25, of Sutton Coldfield in the West Midlands, pleaded guilty this week to charges of hacking the US Military satellite phone and messaging system.The hack took place back on June 15, 2014, when Caffrey broke into the DoD’s Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services (EMSS) satellite phone network and stole the details of 800 people and 34,400 devices.Stolen data included names, titles, email addresses and phone numbers for DoD personnel, and IMEI numbers for DOD satellite phones.Hacker advertised his hack online. Didn’t dump any data.The hacker, going under the acronym of ISIS Freedom Fighters, posted screenshots of the stolen data online, and later published the following nonsensical message on Pastebin, taking a jab at Lizard Squad, a fellow hacking group.

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