Valve hacker MaddoxX arrested in Holland

By Mike, Monday, 30 June 2008 21:14 GMT

Shacknews reports that the hacker MaddoxX, who last year hacked into third-party Valve servers, was finally caught by Dutch police in Maastricht last Tuesday.

“According to the Dutch Ministry of the Interior, the 20 year-old hacker had managed to ‘burn 13 million euros playing poker online and shopping for notebooks, flat screens and MP3 players’ before being caught,” says the piece.

MaddoxX hacked Valve in April last year publicly revealing an “archived file that included unverified credit card numbers, transaction amounts, Valve’s supposed bank balance, and data that reportedly allowed the creation of counterfeit cyber cafe certificates.”

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By Mike Bowden

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