With motives unknown, a hacker apparently managed to change the price of a car wash at a Salt Lake City gas station from $2 to $8. The owners are offerring to reimburse the dozen or so customers who paid the inflated price before someone noted that $8 was not the regular price.
I don’t know the real story– is this some kid just trying to prove he can do something? an error blamed on a hacker? If you had the power and will to change prices at other people’s stores, it seems like an odd place to start. What a great story for a Friday. Perhaps they could make a CSI episode out of it, when they uncover much more nefarious crimes connected to the original price change.