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.

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