Reuters Hack Attack Will Push Cos. To Firm Up Firewalls

Law360, New York (March 15, 2013, 8:31 PM EDT) -- In charging Reuters deputy social media editor Matthew Keys with helping hacking group Anonymous break into the Los Angeles Times' website, federal prosecutors reminded employers Thursday that they should block former employees from accessing their computer systems just as they would bar them from their buildings, attorneys say.

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a three-count indictment in California federal court accusing Keys, 26, of logging into an Internet chat forum two months after he was fired from a Tribune Co.-owned television station in 2010 and...
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