Man jailed for using spyware to monitor US government


A man has been sentenced to jail for using spyware to gain unauthorised access to US government computers.

Kenneth Kwak, a 34 year old system auditor who had been working on the computer security of the US Department of Education, admitted placing spyware software on his supervisor's PC.

This software enabled him to access emails and other information. Kwak, of Chantilly, Virginia, then shared the information he gathered with others in his office at the government department. Man jailed for using spyware to monitor US government - Computeract!ve

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