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Hacker arrested after TV brag

Hundreds of bank card details found as man who showed how he could hack Thalès and army IT systems is arrested

HUNDREDS of bank card details have been found at the home of a computer hacker who boasted on TV of how he could break into the systems of the army and aerospace group Thalès.

Thalès pressed charges after the program Complément d'enquête on France 2 showed the man breaking into their IT systems.

Police investigating the case say hundreds of bank card details were found at the man's home and he has admitted using them to make purchases for himself and others.

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