The Associated Press reports that two teenagers from New York have been charged with illegal computer access and extortion charges after threatening to take down MySpace.com unless the site operators paid $150,000. The teens allegedly hacked into the site and stole personal information from registered users. Following this act, the site operators kicked them off the site. In response, the teens threatened to distribute a method of stealing information from the site unless they were paid the sum of $150,000. The two teens then flew to Los Angeles to collect the payoff. Instead of receiving...
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