SF Mayor Gets Hacker's Password in Jailhouse Visit

After a weeklong standoff with a city employee accused of hacking into San Francisco's government computer system, Mayor Gavin Newsom gained the suspect's password after a rare jailhouse visit, according to authorities. Newsom apparently made a secret jailhouse visit to Terry Childs, 43, who is charged with hacking the city's computer system and creating a secret password that gave him virtually exclusive access to most of the city's municipal data. While in jail and held on $5 million bail,...Full Story
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