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Autistic Man Arrested for Gawker Hack Helped the FBI Track Down Kayla of LulzSec

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May
2014

It appears that Hector Xavier Monsegur, aka Sabu, is not the only hacker used by United States authorities to track down other hackers. Recently surfaced court documents show that at one point, they also relied on the services of Thomas Madden, a 26-year-old from Albany who suffers from autism.

Madden was known on the hacking scene as Eekdacat. According to The Smoking Gun, he was arrested in June 2011, three weeks after Sabu, for his alleged role in the December 2…

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