Prolific tweeter and former Reuters social media editor Matthew Keys, charged with computer hacking under the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act, was found guilty today on all counts and faces up to 25 years in prison when sentenced in January.

As Twitchy reported in 2013, Keys, once a web producer for Sacramento-based television station KTXL FOX 40, was terminated in 2010. He allegedly identified himself on an Internet chat forum as a former Tribune Company employee, provided members of Anonymous with a login and password and encouraged Anonymous members to hack the company’s website.

Motherboard.com contributing editor Sarah Jeong reports that the Los Angeles Times, which was hacked into and altered for around 40 minutes, claims the hack cost the company $929,977.

Here’s the headline that was altered by Anonymous and supposedly caused nearly $1 million in damages.

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Jeong says it’s unlikely that Keys will be sentenced to the full 25 years.

Looks like the government, which reportedly lost sensitive information on 21.5 million federal employees and 5.6 million fingerprints to Chinese hackers, is taking hacking pretty seriously.

 

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