MSNBC: Man admits hacking into New York Times

My spin: Ladies and gentleman, this case is old. But the principles remain the same. Please secure your corporate networks. Hire a security consultant to do a thorough analysis for you.
MSNBC: 22-year-old California man pleaded guilty on Thursday to hacking into the New York Times Co. computer network and entering a database containing personal information about Op-Ed page contributors.
Adrian Lamo, who turned himself in to federal authorities in Sacramento, California in September, pleaded guilty to one count of computer damage causing more than $5,000 in losses to the New York Times.
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