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WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philip Gabriel Pettersson, aka "Stakkato," 21, a Swedish national, was indicted today on intrusion and trade secret theft charges, announced the Justice Department's Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Joseph P. Russoniello for the Northern District of California.
The five-count indictment includes one intrusion count and two trade secret misappropriation counts involving Cisco Systems Inc. (Cisco), of San Jose, Calif., which is a provider of computer network equipment and producer of Internet routers. According to the allegations in the indic
"Stockholm. A 21-year-old Swede has been charged in the U.S. on suspicion of hacking in Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA and the IT company Cisco. The crimes must have been 2004.
U.S. Department of Justice would not say was 21-year-old is, but she said according to AFP that it will continue to cooperate with the Swedish authorities in the case.
From all appearances, this is a Swedish citizen from Uppsala, which in 2007 was sentenced to probation for hacking at Swedish universities and colleges."