Computer Hacker Adrián Lamo Dies at 37

HeadlineMar 19, 2018

And computer hacker Adrián Lamo has died at the age of 37. He is best known for hacking the computer networks of major corporations, including The New York Times, Yahoo and Microsoft, and for reporting U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning to authorities after the two became friends online. Lamo’s body was discovered in an apartment on Wednesday in Wichita, Kansas, and the cause of his death is unknown.

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