LulzSec hacker receives year in prison for Sony breach

An entrance gate to Sony Pictures Entertainment at the Sony Pictures lot is pictured in Culver CityBy Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A hacker who pleaded guilty last year to taking part in an extensive computer breach of Sony Pictures Entertainment was sentenced on Thursday in Los Angeles to a year in prison, followed by home detention, federal prosecutors said. Cody Kretsinger, a LulzSec hacker who used the online moniker "Recursion," pleaded guilty in April 2012 to one count each of conspiracy and unauthorized impairment of a protected computer as part of a plea agreement with prosecutors. …

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