Hacker Rattles Security Circles: 21 Years Old Iranian

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The building housing the Dutch company DigiNotar,
which issues digital Web site certificates and
 was hacked last month.

The New York Times: He claims to be 21 years old, a student of software engineering in Tehran who reveres Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and despises dissidents in his country.

“I’m totally independent,” he said in an e-mail exchange with The New York Times. “I just share my findings with some people in Iran. They are free to do anything they want with my findings and things I share with them, but I’m not responsible.” He Said.

“My country should have control over Google, Skype, Yahoo, etc.,” he said by e-mail. “I’m breaking all encryption algorithms and giving power to my country to control all of them.”

Read the full story in The New York Times.

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