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Brit charged with US hacking

A Briton has been charged with stealing a huge amount of confidential data from thousands of computer systems, including US military networks.

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Briton 'worked with others to hack NASA computers'

A Briton has been charged with hacking into computer systems of the US military, NASA and other federal agencies.

Lauri Love, 28, is accused of working with two other people in Australia and one in Sweden, who have not been charged, according to the Associated Press.

The US government said the purpose of the Briton's hacking was "to disrupt the operations and infrastructure" of the federal government.

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