Court grants Filipino hacker probation after guilty plea (INQ7.NET):
Filipino hacker JJ Maria Giner pleaded guilty on Wednesday to hacking the government portal “gov.ph” and other government websites, making this the first Philippine hacking case to have ended in a conviction, the Department of Justice (DoJ) said.
According to Criminal Case No. 419672-CR filed at Branch 14 of the Metropolitan Trial Court of Manila under Judge Rosalyn Mislos-Loja, a copy which was shown to INQ7.net, Giner was sentenced to one to two years of imprisonment and will pay a fine of 100,000 pesos.
However, Giner immediately applied for probation, which was eventually granted by the court during Wednesday’s arraignment, the DoJ said.
Now think twice before you play with servers and networks.