Incident for Philip Pettersson 2009-05-06

First Name Philip
Other Name Gabriel
Last Name Pettersson
Alias Stakkato
DOB Unknown
Age 21
Gender male
Location SE
Wiki Stakkato
Information Accused of breaking into the US Military, White Sands Missile Range, NASA, a number of US academic institutions known to include Caltech, Stanford University, San Diego Supercomputer Center, and UIUC, and a number of non-US academic institutions known to include Uppsala University in Sweden and University College Cork in Ireland and several other Internet locations. By using locally based kernel exploits a sophisticated technique that requires a high knowledge level and advanced development skills, Stakkato managed to elevate its user privileges and gain control of various systems within numerous government agencies and private sector enterprises. Via stolen login credentials Stakkato was able to gain access to these systems for well over two years. Finally, Stakkato was able to gain access to Cisco Corporations router internetwork operating system IOS source code, which enabled the attacker to develop custom exploits, rootkits backdoors, and enhanced control of routers around the world.
Caught by tracked down
Pending Outcome No
Damages Costs 25000
Date Of Crime 2003-12-01
Occupation student
Crime(s) Hacking Data theft
Sector(s) Government and public services
Authorities FBI Swedish police
Authorities Statement view
Convicted Yes
Convicted Date 2007-07-07