Matthew Keys, former deputy social media editor for the Reuters news agency, was convicted Wednesday for his role in a conspiracy to hack Los Angeles Times and Tribune Co. servers.
(At the time, Tribune Co. also owned the Chicago Tribune.)
Keys, 28, who also was a web producer for KTXL Fox 40 in Sacramento, a Tribune-owned television station, provided members of the hacker group Anonymous with login information for Tribune servers in 2010.
Minutes after his conviction was announced, Keys tweeted a profanity. His attorney's law office, Jay Leiderman Law,