Kenyans On The Web React To The Story Of Alex Mutuku, A Computer Guru Who Hacked KRA

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Alex Mutuku is accused of hacking into the KRA systems leading to a loss of close to 4 billion shillings. He is accused of committing the offence between March 2015 and March this year. Mutuku denied fraudulently causing the loss of Sh3,985,663,858 from the taxman after allegedly interfering with the institution’s computer systems.

The court heard that he was arrested after a multiagency security operation was conducted within Nairobi, with police receiving information that financial institutions among others were losing cash through suspicious electronic transactions  Read Full Story

Kenyan Reactions…………

The Story Generated Some Buzz Around the Web with Kenyans giving varying opinions on the Story. As Usual 3neel looked around for some interesting opinions and here are some of them:

Kenyans On Twitter (KOT)…….

 

From Kenyan Forums………

Not a name that many people may know, but ask NIC Bank, Safaricom, Nation media group and now KRA..
Ati he caused a 4B loss to KRA after hacking in to their system. 4B loss.
These chap ako in another level

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I will go on the record and state it again for all wannabe hackers

THERE IS NOTHING LIKE COVERING YOUR TRACKS

Hacking is like walking in mud, at some point, regardless of how much misdirection you employ, you will get sloppy and leave a single footprint that will lead back to you.

Before you attempt anything make sure the returns are worth it.

PS. this kid is not being accused of stealing 4b , he is accused of creating damage worth that much, in other words it’s grossly exaggerated to ensure he never sees the outside of a prison because he is an habitual offender.

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