Teen Hacker Recluse Has a Girlfriend, Surprisingly

Adrian Chen · 08/31/11 10:36AM

In the public imagination, a hacker is a pale teenaged boy with Aspergers, huddled over a computer in his bedroom at his mom's house. This is all true of 19-year-old British hacking suspect Ryan Cleary! But he also has a girlfriend.

How a Hacker Mastermind Was Brought Down by His Love of Xbox

Adrian Chen · 08/16/11 02:21PM

If you're a hacker, you can't trust anyone. Even the fellow gamers in an Xbox forum. That's how an 18-year-old leader of the notorious hacking group Lulz Security got tripped up, according to one of his comrades.