10/17/2006

MySpace Predator Caught By Code

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 7:20 pm

Wired News editor and former hacker Kevin Poulsen wrote a 1,000-line Perl script that checked MySpace for registered sex offenders. Sifting through the results, he manually confirmed over 700 offenders, including a serial child molester in New York actively trying to hook up with underage boys on the site, and who has now been arrested as a result

Source: Slashdot

 

One Response to “MySpace Predator Caught By Code”

  1. yz125rider21 Says:

    wow what a trip its about time someone out smarts the system in a good way :p

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