Accused Sony Hacker Pleads Not Guilty

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A man believed to be part of LulzSec has pleaded not guilty to hacking Sony Pictures' Web site.

"Cody Kretsinger, a 23-year-old student, was arrested by the FBI towards the end of September," writes IT PRO's Tom Brewster. "He pleaded not guilty to one count each of conspiracy and unauthorised impairment of a protected computer during a hearing at the US District Court in Los Angeles."

"His trial is due to take place on 13 December and he faces a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison if convicted, Reuters reported," Brewster writes.

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