Hackers turn the tables on cops, hack police computers

From Raw Story:

It doesn’t pay to brag if you’re a cop.

Police officers in Australia found themselves on the receiving end of hackers they were trying to prosecute after leaving a password for their computers blank.

Hackers broke into police computers after police bragged that they had taken down a number of hackers in Brighton, Melbourne, on the website r00t-y0u.org. Trouble is, they didn’t seem to protect themselves from their own targets. After getting search warrants to target the site’s administrators, they found that the alleged hackers were already onto them.

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