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Short Take: Hacker fugitive seized

Convicted hacker Justin Petersen was seized last month, three months after fleeing a halfway house where he was serving part of his sentence, the Associated Press reported. Petersen, known among hackers as "Agent Steal," faces up to two years in prison for violating the terms of his sentence. He pled guilty in 1993 to federal computer crimes.

Convicted hacker Justin Petersen was seized last month, three months after fleeing a halfway house where he was serving part of his sentence, the Associated Press reported. Petersen, known among hackers as "Agent Steal," faces up to two years in prison for violating the terms of his sentence. He pled guilty in 1993 to federal computer crimes.