Not guilty plea in Anonymous hack case

2012-05-14 20:52

New York - A US man has pleaded not guilty to computer hacking charges related to an investigation aimed at taking out key players in the worldwide group Anonymous.

Jeremy Hammond entered the plea on Monday in federal court in New York.

The 27-year-old is named in an indictment charging five people with conspiracy to commit computer hacking and other charges.

Prosecutors allege the five and others hacked into companies and government agencies worldwide, including the US Senate. Prosecutors say they stole confidential information, defaced websites and temporarily put some victims out of business.

Authorities say their crimes affected more than 1 million people.

Read more on:    anonymous  |  us  |  cybercrime  |  internet security

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

linking and moving

2015-04-22 07:36

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.