Reuters Suspends Social Media Editor Indicted For 'Anonymous' Hack
SAN FRANCISCO - News agency Reuters has suspended with pay a deputy social media editor after he was indicted on federal charges of conspiring with the hacking group Anonymous to deface an online story of the Los Angeles Times.
Reuters spokesman David Girardin told The Associated Press Friday in an email that Matthew Keys was suspended on Thursday with pay. He did not elaborate.
Federal authorities allege that in December 2010, Keys, 26, provided hackers with login information to access the computer system of the Tribune Co., the parent company of the Times that also owns a Sacramento television station Keys was fired from months before.