Hacker sentenced to 18 months for hacking US government systems

A Pennsylvania hacker has been sentenced to 18 months for hacking into and selling the access to various computer networks, also fined $25,000.

According to the Boston Globe, Andrew James Miller, 24 year old, who lives with his parents in Pennsylvania, hacked into the computers of various law enforcement agencies, academic institutions, corporations and government agencies including the Dept. of Energy.

He is said to be part of the part of a underground hacker group called "
Underground Intelligence Agency" with online moniker "Green.

The man asked sorry for his actions and said "wish to do anything I can to correct the situation".

Assistant US Attorney Adam J. Bookbinder highlighted that Miller was fully aware that his actions are illegal. But because of making money, he was willing to do it.
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