Teenage Lapsus$ hacker sentenced to indefinite hospital confinement

17-year-old associate receives rehabilitation order

John Leonard
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Teenage Lapsus$ hacker sentenced to indefinite hospital confinement
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Teenage Lapsus$ hacker sentenced to indefinite hospital confinement

An 18-year-old hacker associated with the cybercrime group Lapsus$ has been sentenced to an indefinite stay in a secure hospital after being involved in high-profile data breaches and extortion attempts.

Arion Kurtaj from Oxfordshire pleaded guilty to 12 offences including computer intrusion, blackmail and fraud. He was deemed unfit to stand trial due to his severe autism, but a jury at Guildford C...

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