Sony Hacker Pleads Guilty, Faces 15-Year Sentence

Updated on: 2012-04-09 || Source: news.softpedia.com
24-year-old Cody Kretsinger, former member of the LulzSec crew, known on the hacking scene as recursion, pleaded guilty in front of a US District Court judge for breaching the systems owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment.

According to azcentral.com, he admitted to one count of conspiracy and one count of unauthorized impairment of a protected computer.

The sentence will be carried out on July 26, giving Kretsinger time to think if the fame he gained for hacking into Sony’s systems was worth spending 15 years in jail.

Kretsinger was arrested in September 2011, along with two other alleged hackers. Around one month later, he pleaded not guilty to the charges that were brought against him.

He also became famous after the owners of hidemyass.com, the service that was supposed to keep his identity private, ratted him out to law enforcement representatives.

News

Blackphone 2 'privacy' Android handset revamped
Security firm Silent Circle has revamped its smartphone that helps people manage personal data.
Chinese smartphones mount massive web attack
More than 650,000 Chinese smartphones have been unwittingly enrolled in a massive attack that overwhelmed a web
Hilton investigates hack claims
The Hilton hotel group has said it is investigating claims its US shops and gift stores may be the source of
Twitter website 'blocked' in Turkey
Twitter users in Turkey report that the social media site has been blocked in the country.

SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER

Sign up to received our free newsletter!
Name:
E-mail ID:

MOST READ

Views: 4942 Times
Spelling and Grammar Checking in Word 2007 READ MORE
Views: 2818 Times
North Korea ships malware-infected games to South Korean users, uses them to launch DDoS attacks READ MORE
Views: 2623 Times
Large Ukraine-based BitTorrent site Demonoid shut down READ MORE
Views: 5443 Times
How to customize your windows by rocketDock application use your windows like mac READ MORE
Views: 7047 Times
How to create your own brushes in Adobe Illustrator - 01 READ MORE

Home|IT News|Computer Tips|Video Tutorials|Download Softwares|Subjects|Contact Us
Copyright © 2018. Jumbo Education (Information Technology). All rights reserved.
Free counter and web stats

Large Visitor Globe