Thomson Reuters employee indicted for aiding hackers -court filing

Thu Mar 14, 2013 6:34pm EDT
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 14 (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors obtained an indictment on Thursday accusing Matthew Keys, deputy social media editor at, 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.