Google Search History Used To Send Wireless Hacker To Prison
News.com reports that a wireless hacker was sentenced to 15 months in prison due to the help of some Google searches.
The wireless hacker conducted searches for keyword phrases on “how to broadcast interference over wifi 2.4 GHZ,” “interference over wifi 2.4 Ghz,” “wireless networks 2.4 interference,” and “make device interfere wireless network.”
The court documents do not disclose how this information was retrieved, i.e. via Google subpoena, looking at his browser history on his PC, or tracking his internet usage during the investigation.