Chicago Man Pleads Guilty in Hacking Case

A Chicago man who used the moniker Anarchaos has pleaded guilty to breaking into computer systems used by Texas-based intelligence firm Stratfor in 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

Jeremy Hammond and other members of AntiSec, an offshoot of the hacker group Anonymous, stole credit-card information and other confidential data from the firm, Strategic Forecasting Inc., prosecutors said.

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