A 19-Year-Old Hacker Was Arrested for Heartbleed Breach at Canadian Revenue Agency

Canadian Heartbleed Police have charged a 19-year-old man from London, Ont., in connection with the loss of taxpayer data from the Canada Revenue Agency website. Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes was arrested at his residence Tuesday and is charged with unauthorized use of a computer and mischief in relation to data, the RCMP said Wednesday. A search of the residence resulted in the seizure of computer equipment. The agency was forced to shut down its publicly accessible website Friday as the world learned about the Heartbleed computer bug, a previously undiscovered global Internet security vulnerability. Other government computer sites were also temporarily taken down over the weekend. On Monday, the agency said 900 social insurance numbers had been compromised. The loss was detected Friday, but the agency delayed telling Canadians about it at the request of the RCMP.

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