May 23, 2001

A 'white hat' goes to jail

Author: JT Smith

Wired: "Max Butler lived three lives for five years.

As "Max Vision," he was an incredibly skilled hacker and security expert who boasted that he'd never met a computer system he couldn't crack.

As "The Equalizer," he was an FBI informant, reporting on the activities of hackers who considered him a colleague and, in some cases, a friend."

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