Acxiom hacker charged

An Ohio man has been arrested and charged with hacking into the computers of at least two companies.

An Ohio man has been arrested and charged with hacking into the computers of at least two companies.

Daniel Baas, 24, of Milford, Ohio, was arrested and charged with downloading sensitive information last December from Acxiom in Little Rock, Arkansas. 

According to police, Baas was already in custody when he was charged with entering Acxiom's system without authorisation and copying information.

Baas, whose hacker alias is Epitaph, was charged with two counts of unauthorised use of a computer and stealing information from Market Intelligence Group, his former employer, and one count of hacking into Market Intelligence's computer system. 

Linda Rosencrance writes for Computerworld

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