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Former Reuters social media editor convicted of aiding L.A. Times hack

Former Reuters social media editor convicted of aiding L.A. Times hack

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,

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