Bangalore techie convicted in hacking case

Chennai: After Infosys techie was arrested for raising bomb scare on Sunday, techie community got another shocking news yesterday. An engineer from Bangalore was arrested in a hacking case by the additional metropolitan magistrate, Egmore, Chennai, reports The Times Of India.

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sources said, “After the verdict was pronounced, NG Arunkumar applied for and was granted bail.”

In 1996, the Press Information Bureau (PIB), Chennai, had lodged a complaint with the CBI after it found some misunderstanding cropping up amongst its staff due to an e-mail communication. During the investigation, CBI sleuths found that Arunkumar had logged into the PIB accounts after hacking passwords. He had then made alterations in the computer database pertaining to the users.