Reuters editor indicted for aiding hackers

The indictment charged Keys with three criminal counts, including conspiracy to transmit information to damage a protected computer.

Reuters editor indicted for aiding hackers

World Bulletin / News Desk

U.S. prosecutors obtained an indictment on Thursday accusing Matthew Keys, deputy social media editor at reuters.com, of aiding the group Anonymous to hack into a Tribune Co website.

The incident occurred prior to his employment by Thomson Reuters Corp , the indictment indicated.

The indictment charged Keys with three criminal counts, including conspiracy to transmit information to damage a protected computer.

The indictment alleged that other hacking targets were the Fox 40 television station in Sacramento, Calif. and the Los Angeles Times, both owned by Tribune.

Last Mod: 15 Mart 2013, 10:28
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